Sorting plastic from other plastics to separate biodegradable materials
FILMSORT: Enhanced recycling of post-consumer film waste from light packaging by automatic sorting of trapped improper and biodegradable polymers
The new mixtures of plastic need to be separated into different families if the plastic is to be recycled into biodegrabable and non-biodegradable material. The construction of a film sorting machine will lead to savings in CO2 emissions, energy and water consumption.
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- Filmsort in Eco-innovation database
- The EU's Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) manages the funding for projects in this field.