The missing link in plastics circularity

Read the full story in Packaging Europe.

In order to make the plastics value chain truly circular, it’s crucial that the industry is able to measure the level of recycled content in packs accurately and efficiently. Researchers from Manchester University in the UK are currently developing a technology that uses tracking molecules for identifying, quantifying and validating recycled content in plastics and plastic packaging. We spoke with Prof. Mike Shaver, who is leading the project, to find out more.

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