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eCircular

Plastic waste prevention through digital innovation

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About the programme

Catalysing a switch to a circular economy through plastic waste prevention

49 million tons of plastic were used in the EU in 2015 for packaging, building and construction, automotive, or electronics. Currently, less than 40 per cent of plastics are recycled, more than 30 per cent are incinerated for energy recovery and the remaining are landfilled. 

eCircular is closing the loop on these plastic materials and dematerialising of plastic demand, with the vision of a reaching a carbon-neutral material system by 2050.

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Guest Article Series – Cirplus – Part 3

A closer look at the Circular Plastics Economy – Episode #02 Unleashing the dragons of brand owners...

Guest Article Series – Cirplus – Part 3
LATEST NEWS
Guest Article Series – Cirplus – Part 2

A closer look at the Circular Plastics Economy – Episode #1 Will the petrochemicals embrace the change...

Guest Article Series – Cirplus – Part 2
LATEST NEWS
Guest Article Series – Cirplus – Part 1

A Closer Look at the Circular Plastics Economy — Prologue The Game of Thrones of Circular Plastics...

Guest Article Series – Cirplus – Part 1
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