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Plastic Waste Markets

Overcoming Barriers to Better Resource Utilisation

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This project examines the market for recycled plastic, with a primary focus on post-consumer plastic waste because this is considered to be the more problematic. The market for plastic waste generated in manufacturing and production is relatively strong and well-functioning; As a consequence, the majority of plastic waste from manufacturing and production is recycled. Post-consumer waste is much less homogenous: it comes from a wide variety of sources, and contains a wide variety of plastics and tends to be difficult to collect, sort, and recycle. This project identifies barriers to further utilisation of recycled plastics, and analyses a collection of policy tools that could be used to support and expand that market.

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Sammenfatning

Dette projekt undersøger markedet for genanvendt plast, identificerer barrierer for enyderligere udnyttelse af genanvendt plast samt analyserer en række politiske instrumenter, der kan bruges til at støtte og videreudvikle dette marked.

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