Feedstock recycling in a plastic return refinery: Techno-economy, sustainability and policy

The project aims to create a basis for a future Swedish plastic return refinery based on so-called feedstock recycling, where large amounts of plastic that today cannot be recycled could become a raw material for the chemical industry. The project will analyze the economy and sustainability performance of various processes for the production of plastic based on collected plastic. This techno-economic study can then help potential stakeholders to make decisions about road selection regarding technology tracks and input / output material. The Swedish Energy Agency judges that the project has good potential to contribute to the aim of the call of a sustainable plastic use by developing a basis for decision making, which in turn can lead to investments in a plastic refinery.

Plastics

Project manager
Johan Berg
Organisation
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB
Project time
2019-03-01 to 2019-10-31
Status
Finalized

Contact

Johan Berg

project manager, RISE