Potentially recover and recycle the 3.03 Mt/year of multi-layer packaging waste in Europe, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the dependence on imported fossil fuels.
Potentially save up to 7.42 Mt CO2/year in carbon footprint by recycling all the multi-layer waste in Europe.
Potentially have an economic impact of €10,605 million/year on the European economy, considering that manufactured products based on recycled plastic have an average market price in the range of €1.8-5/kg and that there is a volume of 3.03 Mt of non-recovered multi-layer plastic packaging.
Potentially create over 47,133 new jobs per year, considering a rate of job creation of 1 job per €225,000 of additional turnover.
Contribute to boosting of the EU market for recycled plastics to 10 million tonnes of recycled plastic by 2025, as proposed by The Circular Plastics Alliance.
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Duration: 36 Months Start date: 01 June 2021 Call: H2020-SC5-2020-2 Topic: CE-SC5-24-2020 – IMPROVING THE SORTING, SEPARATION AND RECYCLING OF COMPOSITE AND MULTI-LAYER MATERIALS
Projectcoordinator: Mr. José Luis Diéguez García (ITENE) E-mail: email@example.com