The CloseWEEE Recycling and Reuse of Polymers from WEEE workshop took place on June 6th 2018 attracting 33 participants from science and industry. During the workshop, Dr Martin Schlummer (Fraunhofer IVV) gave an overview of the CloseWEEE project, as well as making a presentation on ‘Recovery of Polymer Additives from WEEE plastics’. Dr Arne Rudiger (SITRAPLAS GmbH) explained the processes and associated challenges with ABS and PC/ABS recycling, and Dr Roland Schluter (ARGUS Additive Plastics GmbH) gave a presentation on the Application of Recycled Sb2O3 in Flame Retarded PE. The workshop also welcomed Jan Noordegraaf (Sinbra Technology) and Lein Tange (ICL-IP) who introduced the PolyStyreneLoop Cooperative.
Presentations from CloseWEEE project partners have been made available on the project website via the link below.