Circular Economy News – Week 10

David Mattersdorfer
4 min readMar 12, 2024

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Summary about last week (10)

  1. πŸš€ β€œ99% recycling rate” β€” Treibacher πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ή is building a new recyling plant for metal-containing catalysts from the petroleum industry
  2. πŸ‘©β€βš–οΈ Kartellamt πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Issues Warning to Dual Systems Over Tender Conditions
  3. πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί EU Commission Delays Decision on PPWR Agreement
  4. πŸ”‹ GRS πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Introduces Purple Bins to Collect Battery-Powered Small Devices
  5. πŸ‘©β€πŸ”¬ Fraunhofer Project Aims to Enhance Plastic Recycling and Standardize Processes

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1. πŸš€ ”99% recycling rate” β€” Treibacher πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ή is building a new recyling plant for metal-containing catalysts from the petroleum industry

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The Treibacher Industrie AG is investing nearly 120 million euros in a new recycling plant in Althofen, Carinthia, to recycle used metal-containing catalysts from the petroleum industry and thereby contribute to a circular economy and sustainability. This plant will cover up to 15 percent of Treibacher’s electricity demand by utilizing process heat. The recycling rate is expected to be an impressive 99 percent, saving more than 500,000…

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David Mattersdorfer

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