PMMA
Cefic granted funding to advance PMMA recycling in Europe
The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic, Brussels / Belgium; www.cefic.org) has plans to improve PMMA recycling technology it has secured funds from the EU's "Horizon 2020" research and innovation programme for its "MMAtwo" project. The methacrylates sector group, which operates within Cefic, will play a role in the project as a member of the advisory board. Recycling of just 10% of the PMMA produced in Europe could represent an additional market value of around EUR 1 bn.

PMMA, also called acrylic, is a solid and transparent plastic used in a variety of applications such as rear lights on vehicles and lenses for glasses. As a sheet material, PMMA can be used as panels for building windows, signs, furniture and LCD screens, among others.
09.10.2018 Plasteurope.com [240817-0]
Published on 09.10.2018
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