Recovery & Recycling

The next step is recovering pure or nearly pure PVC material ready for recycling. It involves grinding the sorted waste and removing steel, iron, non-ferrous metals and other undesirable contaminants. The recovered PVC material is afterwards conditioned for transport and sent to a specialised operator for reprocessing into a ready-to-use feedstock.

In practice, one business may perform several functions in the waste and recycling pipeline: the "recoverer" may or may not be the same operator as the "sorter" or as the "recycler." The "collector" may also act as a "sorter."

Latest news

On the 16th and the 17th of May, industry representatives from all the world, EU institutions and UN agencies will gather in Madrid to discuss how PVC can deliver on sustainable prosperity.

On the 24th and 25th of April 2018, key players from the plastics and recycling sectors will come together in Amsterdam to showcase innovative technology, share best practice, network and do business.