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Conversion of recycled plastics



Lesson Summary

Jani Pelto, a principal scientist at VTT, delivers an informative lecture focusing on converting recycled plastics into value-added products, covering topics such as:

  • Types of recycled polymers and the value of plastic products.
  • Design considerations, waste classification, challenges, and degradation impacts on plastics.
  • Importance of mechanical recycling processes, screw extruders, and the quality of post-consumer waste for recycling.

The overarching theme is the promotion of sustainability and economic viability in recycling endeavors, with an emphasis on innovative methods to transform plastic waste into valuable resources.


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