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.

close loop recycling

Closed loop recycling is a recycling process in which a manufactured product is returned to itself or a similar product without significant degradation or waste.

collection

logistical process of shipment of plastic waste from the source to a place where it can be recovered.