THE DILEMMAS OF PLASTIC WASTE MANAGEMENT IN FRANCE
How can collection rates be optimised?
1.2 billion to 1.8 billion of investment needed by 2030 to support the development of the packaging recycling process
Will the development of returnable packaging penalise local authorities, which partly fund waste services by reselling materials?
How can industry be encouraged to use recycled plastic?
Cost of raw PET lower than recycled food grade PET
Saving of 1.6t of CO2 and up to 90% of energy for 1t of recycled plastic compared with 1t of virgin plastic
How can consumers be encouraged to buy recycled?
3 public eco-labels in France
No VAT differential depending on whether the product is recycled
SORTING CENTRE Separation by colour and material, PP/PET/DHPE
WASHING RINSING DRYING
GRINDING INTO PELLETS AND GRANULES
MATERIAL QUALITY OPTIMISATION
CONSUMPTIONMANUFACTURING NEW PRODUCTS
3.41 Mt of plastic waste collected
in 2016 but only 0.4 Mt
of recycled raw materials reused
How can the processing of growing flows be improved in terms of quantity and quality?
+2.5 Mt of plastics to recycle by 2025
~20-40% of flows lost due to poor sorting or inadequate quality