RAP: recycling allocated product

Recycling Allocated Product (Mass Balance Product), a product which is a carrier of RMUs (raw material units) from a recycled, waste-based or bio-based source managed through a mass balance approach. A RAP might also be called “Product with Recycled Content” by...

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.


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