A sustainable world. Plastics’ contribution to circular economy
The circular economy is a sustainable alternative to the traditional liner economy. For a sustainable world the resources will be used for as long as possible and only after maximum value extraction they can be recovered and regenerated like a new products and materials.
It is important that the application of good practices about sustainability be considered on the entire life cycle and not only at the end of life of a product.
The 2030 agenda for sustainable development represents an opportunity to improve Europe’s competitiveness and resource efficiency in a sustainable world.
THE EU SITUATION
Italy is EU leader about recycling of waste, in 2017 it recycled 76.9% of its waste, more than twice Eu-28 average (37%).
France has recycled 54%, Germany 43% and United Kingdom around 44%.
According Corepla (Italian Consortium for the Collection and Recycling of Plastic packages) in 2017 Italy recycled plus 1 million t. of waste (+11,7% of 2016).
562.000 t. of domestic waste, 24.870 of private platforms waste and 400.000 t. of industrial waste, so around 986.000 t. of waste were recycled and regenerated like a new products and materials while 324.000 t. of waste were used in the production of renewable energy for a sustainable world.
SUSTAINABILITY IN ECEPLAST
The cargo shipping sector is responsible for 3% of global greenhouse gas emissions, for this reasons the most deals encourages shippers to make a container more efficient with a packaging more responsible and sustainable, in order to reduce the weight and waste of the shipping processes.
Eceplast already works in the field of sustainability in fact all its products, thanks to innovation elements, reduce the environmental impact, furthermore in accordance with the European guidelines for decrease the pollution and increases a circular economy, Eceplast is developing a program for a complete recycle of the liner.
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