raw material recycling

Transformation into monomer or production of new raw materials by changing the chemical structure of plastic waste by cracking, gasification or depolymerisation, excluding energy recovery and incineration.

recovered material

Plastics that have been separated, discharged or removed from the solid waste stream to be recycled or used as a substitute for new raw materials.

recovery

Processing of plastic waste for the original purpose or for other purposes, including energy recovery