Packaging Waste is essentially paper and card, cardboard, glass, and light packaging made of plastics, metals and composites. Since the EU packaging directives came into force, recyclable materials made of plastic, aluminium, tinplate, and glass have been subject to a special obligation: manufacturers, importers, or distributors must take them back after use and dispose of them in an environmentally sound manner.
Using automated sorting technologies, the materials are separated and fractioned using near-infrared technology. For maximum sorting purity, processing in this stage needs high technical maturity in the plants combined with a rational, efficient treatment technology.
High-quality secondary raw materials in the form of clean, separate fractions such as: