New POLYPROBLEM topic report published

Mannheim • 19. January 2021

New POLYPROBLEM topic report published

Annually, nearly 400 million tons of plastic are currently produced worldwide. However, less than ten percent consist of recycled material. The second POLYPROBLEM topic report TREASURE HUNT by the Röchling Foundation and Wider Sense in cooperation with cirplus analyses why the vision of a functioning closed material loop is not yet reality and how this could change.

Annually, nearly 400 million tons of plastic are currently produced worldwide. However, less than ten percent consist of recycled material. The second POLYPROBLEM topic report WERTSACHEN by the Röchling Foundation and Wider Sense in cooperation with cirplus analyses why the vision of a functioning closed material loop is not yet reality and how this could change.

Guided by the question of what it takes to better manage material flows and thus make a circular economy possible, the POLYPROBLEM report allows leading experts from business and science to have their say, presents the positions of the various market participants along the value chain, and looks into the future of the circular society by means of comprehensive recommendations for action.

Read the report here.

 

Picture: Röchling Foundation and Wider Sense