Popular believes about recycled plastics

There are many popular believes about recycled plastics.

Can you sort out the truth from the false in the following questions?

  1. Recycled plastics are no longer recyclable
  2. Recycled plastics are of lower quality
  3. Recycled plastics have no environmental benefits
  4. Recycled plastics have no economical benefits
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Recycled plastics are no longer recyclable

Wrong

Shrink films are almost infinitely recyclable thanks to the new technology. Just as in the paper/cardboard recycling process, it will be sufficient to add a quantity of virgin material during each cycle.

Recycled plastics are of lower quality

Wrong

The quality of recycled plastics is comparable to that of virgin plastics. Thanks to the new technology, it is of equivalent quality to virgin material. For example, shrink hoods made from recycled material also meet European loading safety standards.

Recycled plastics have no environmental benefits

Wrong

By using recycled plastics, you are contributing to the circular economy. Every tonne of recycled plastic film avoids the production of 3.03 tonnes of CO2, the equivalent of a Brussels-Moscow truck journey.

Recycled plastics have no economical benefits

Wrong

By using recycled plastics in our commercial and industrial packaging we also boost recycling in Europe and local job creation.