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Recycling of PVC waste

In the context of Community waste management policy, the European Commission, DG XI, has published an invitation to tender for a study on the recycling of PVC waste.

The study, which will cover the 15 Member States of the EU, will:

- Make a quantitative and qualitative assessment of existing PVC waste recycling systems;
- Identify the potential environmental, technical and economic problems involved in the recycling of PVC waste;
- Analyse the impact of the presence of PVC waste on the development of the recycling of other plastics;
- Identify Community and national measures which are likely to improve the recycling of PVC waste.

The contract should be completed within 18 months.

Subjects

Waste Management
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