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MBA Polymers’ Austrian plant meets EuCertPlast standards

MBA Polymers has met the international standards of EuCertPlast for its plant at Kematen an der Ybbs, Austria.

It is one of the first post-consumer plastics recyclers in Europe to achieve the standard. EuCertPlast is a Europe-wide certification program for the recycling of plastic waste, co-financed by the European Commission under the Eco-Innovation Programme.

The scheme assesses good practice and the quality of input and output achieved by the audited recycler. A responsible recycler benefits from the certification through increased transparency which permits a quality guarantee which will assist an increased use of recycled material in new products. The standard is focused particularly on the traceability and conformity of recycled plastics.

MBA Austria developed a system of compliance and at the same time also initiated a number of new operational procedures as well as making a commitment to further reduce energy consumption. It aims to reduce its environmental footprint further with plans for continuous improvement and regular reviews.