Demonstration and replication of strategies and actions for plastic packaging value chain to facilitate the transition to circular economy principles.
Validating 100% new biodegradable and cost-competitive materials, from renewable resources
Material and process design to enable ecient separation and recycling
Triggering the utilization of recycled material as raw material
Development of roadmaps concerning regional and national integration strategies for circular plastic value chain
Developing a life-cycle methodology to assess the performance of CIRC-PACK value chain in terms of circularity improvement.
Developing new sustainable business models to enable a circular use of plastic materials.
Bio-based and biodegradable materials and formulations with enhanced functionalities
Improving circular economy of multimaterial packaging
Substitution of multi-layered products by biodegradable solutions that deliver similar performance
Improving separation, recycling and monitoring lines
Separation and purification of THF (tetrahydrofuran)
Biobased packaging with biodegrable/compostable functionalities and barrier properties
Air duct and bumper/skid plate for recycling
Use of recovered plastics in higher quality applications
Development for a broader improved stategy for implementation of new circular chains.
Reduction of carbon emissions and resource depletion through process optimisation and real time monitoring