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BKV - Thinktank of the plastics industry

The BKV provides the industry with facts and figures on resource efficiency and circularity of plastics for their business decisions.

 

News

25.03.2021

Evonik wants to generate an additional € 350 million in annual sales by 2030 with solutions for plastics recycling.

24.03.2021

The Federal Government rejects the amendment proposals of the Federal Council.

24.03.2021

According to PRE, the EU 28+2 had a total recycling capacity of more than 8.5 million tonnes in 2019.

22.03.2021

Vaude and BASF are collaborating on the outdoor sports company's new product line.

Studies

Based on the year 2019, the analysis identifies previously unused waste streams for mechanical recycling.

The material flow analysis, which has been known for years, now also provides information on the production and processing of recyclates.

The study looks at the market situation for recyclates and identifies hurdles to be overcome for more recyclate use.

This modelling approach addresses the question of what quantities of plastic waste enter the oceans and through which paths.

We provide the data and facts to enable sound discussion

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Product stewardship

The BKV makes a valuable contribution to help the German plastics industry fulfil its product responsibility. The BKV represents the entire plastics value chain.

Plastics

Plastic is an ideal material for resource efficiency. What concerns us here is its potential contribution as a waste product.

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Concepts

The BKV provides strategic and conceptual support, and also helps with communicational matters concerning end-of-life topics with plastics.

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Recovery

Questions relating to the recycling of plastics are our forte: We draw up analyses, assessments and concepts.

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