Posted Posted in Circular Economy, English, Substances & mixtures

SCIP stands for Substances of Concern In articles as such or in complex objects (Products). Established under the Waste Framework Directive (WFD), the database aims to support the circular economy by collecting information on articles containing Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) throughout their life cycle, including at the waste stage. SVHCs are substances that […]

Posted Posted in Circular Economy, English, Plastics, Substances & mixtures

Under the REACH Regulation, substance recycling (and recovery) is considered equal to manufacture. In the same way as for other substances subject to REACH registration, the substance identity must be established. The information considered to be sufficient for correct identification and naming of the substance is listed in Annex VI, and includes: Name(s) in the […]

Posted Posted in Circular Economy, English, Plastics, Substances & mixtures

Recycling and recovery typically involve a series of process steps, often performed by multiple waste management partners. Sometimes only the final recycling step will result in the recycled material that no longer classifies as ‘waste’ under the EU waste legislation, or only a fraction of the material is recovered. Waste materials, including wastes that arise […]