DEVELOPING MARKETS FOR RECYCLED MATERIALS - A REPORT PRODUCED FOR DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY, LONDON

The report assesses the arising, current recycling rates, barriers and influencing factors affecting reycling rates of the following waste materials: glass, metals, paper, plastics, rubber, textiles, wood and oil and certain specific producer responsibility sectors; packaging, batteries, vehicles, tyres, electrical/electronic equipment and newsprint. Detailed information on these is provided in Appendices. In order to increase the amounts of materials recycled both recycled materials supply-side and demand-side problem areas need to be addressed. This report focuses on the demand-side area of market development. Markets need to be developed for new products and applications, as well as expanding the markets for existing products.

  • Corporate Authors:

    AEA TECHNOLOGY ENVIRONMENT

    F6 CULHAM
    ABINGDON, OXFORDSHIRE  United Kingdom  OX14 3ED
  • Publication Date: 1999

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 37p+a p.
  • Serial:
    • AEAT 5538
    • Publisher: AEA TECHNOLOGY ENVIRONMENT

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00790319
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Apr 11 2000 12:00AM