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Plastics (general)

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


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.


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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