Solvent Recycling Contribution to Resource Efficiency

24th September Freising (close to Munich)

Polysolve is a EU funded project for the development of a selective green solvent based recovery process for waste expanded polystyrene and polycarbonate.The idea to meet this need is the development of green selective solvents to allow expanded polystyrene and polycarbonate to be recycled more effectively and offer a product with similar properties to that of virgin material to converters. This Workshop will cover the state of the art in solvent based recycling, the results of Polysolve and needed developments for future market development.

The Workshop will take place from 10:00 to 16:00hrs at the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV in Freising. It will include a visit of the Institute. There will be as well two separate working groups: EPS and PC.

The workshop is free of charge.


The partners of the project are:

  • European Plastics Recyclers (EuPR)
  • European Plastics Converters (EuPC)
  • British Plastics Federation (BPF)
  • Mikrolin
  • Env-Aqua Solutions
  • TWI
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV

For more information and a detailed agenda click here, to register click here.

About Plastics Recyclers Europe

Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) is an organization representing the voice of the European plastics recyclers who reprocess plastic waste into high-quality material destined for the production of new articles. Recyclers are important facilitators of the circularity of plastics and the transition towards the circular economy.

Plastics recycling in Europe is a rapidly growing sector representing €3bn in turnover, over 500 companies and over 18.000 employees.

Plastics Recyclers Europe
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