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Plastics (general)

Plexiglas®, PMMA, PVC products, floor coverings, windows, shutters, doors, profiles; other plastics of unknown composition

Info:

Plexiglas® is a highly valuable technical plastic material. PVC is a highly multifunctional, economical plastic, which due to its variable characteristics is used in many different fields. It contains an important part of chlorine, which is a problem for the environment especially if it is burned. Plastics of unknown composition may only undergo thermal treatment.

Preventing/Reducing:

Use environment friendly plastic or alternative products made out of metal or wood.

Recycling/environment correct disposal:

Plexiglas® is recycled and used in the production of new products. Separately collected PVC products (for instance windows and shutters, floor coverings) are shredded; materials are separated and used in the production of new products. Plastic of unknown composition undergoes thermal treatment, thus is used for energy supply.

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