quantity of the material that is considered as a single unit and has a unique reference.

biological recovery

aerobic (composting) or anaerobic (fermentation) treatment of biodegradable plastic waste under controlled conditions using microorganisms to produce stabilized organic residues, carbon dioxide and water in the presence of oxygen or, in the absence of oxygen,...

chemical recycling

Conversion to monomer or production of new raw materials by changing the chemical structure of a material or substance through cracking, gasification or depolymerization, excluding energy recovery and incineration.