Wellman Recycling            Wellman Recycling       “FRESH” Presentation Linpac       Birmingham October 27th 2011       ...
Wellman RecyclingContent   1      Introduction   2      Production of RPET Flakes   3      Collection and Availability ...
Wellman RecyclingContent   1      Introduction   2      Production of RPET Flakes   3      Collection and Availability ...
Wellman RecyclingWellman Locations Europe       Mullagh, Ireland                            Spijk, Holland        80.000t ...
Wellman RecyclingLocated near the German border on the Rhine river  Date                                                  ...
Wellman RecyclingWellman Recycling SpijkDate                                          6
Wellman RecyclingSpijk and Verdun       Wellman France bottle recycling plant, Verdun                                     ...
Wellman Recycling Post Consumer PET BottlesDate                                             8
Wellman Recycling  Briquettes and…Date                                    9
Wellman Recycling Loose materialDate                                  10
Wellman RecyclingWellman Recycling Spijk impression Date                                                    11
Wellman Recycling Schematic process flowDate                                          12
Recycled Outputs      Wellman Recycling           CHIPS                   FLAKES  Date                                    13
Wellman RecyclingContent   1      Introduction   2      Production of RPET Flakes   3      Collection and Availability ...
Wellman Recycling    Pet demand grows Worldwide              25,000              20,000                , 000 tons         ...
Wellman RecyclingPost-consumer PET bottle collection in Europe Date                                                       ...
Wellman RecyclingCollection volumes 2010 bottles (PCI)                                        Total = 1.4 million tonsDate...
Wellman RecyclingContent   1      Introduction   2      Production of RPET Flakes   3      Collection and Availability ...
Wellman RecyclingWest-Europe – RPET Packaging ApplicationDate                                                           19
Wellman RecyclingAPET Sheet Market GrowthDate                                           20
Wellman RecyclingContent   1      Introduction   2      Production of RPET Flakes   3      Collection and Availability ...
Wellman RecyclingTrends in PET bottle design lead to modifications in; Date                                               ...
Market evolution lead in lowering of   Wellman Recyclingbottle size and wall thickness Date                               ...
Innovation vs recycling                Wellman Recyclingcan lead to conflicting requirements Date                         ...
Most important goal; to promote the design   Wellman Recyclingfor recycling guidelines for Pet bottles Date               ...
Wellman RecyclingTest Case – Effects of Barrier Technologies•      Target market: clear PET bottles for fruit juice, smoot...
Wellman RecyclingDate                       27
Wellman RecyclingDate                       28
Wellman RecyclingEffects of non PET coating on a PET meltDate                                                           29
Wellman RecyclingBlack spots in a PET bottleDate                                              30
Wellman RecyclingActions   •   Monitor the volume on the market !   •   Identify th b i technologies.       Id tif the bar...
Wellman Recycling Percentage of coloured bottles in collectionDate                                                        ...
Wellman RecyclingEuropean platform members Date                                           33
Wellman RecyclingContent   1      Introduction   2      Production of RPET Flakes   3      Collection and Availability ...
Wellman Recycling  RPET Compliance  •    Full REACH Compliance : Waste not possible  •    Effective Quality Assurance – 28...
REACH                                   Wellman RecyclingRecycled RPET needs Safety Data Sheet Date                       ...
Wellman RecyclingTNO Compliance Statement Date                                          37
Wellman RecyclingContent   1      Introduction   2      Production of RPET Flakes   3      Collection and Availability ...
Wellman RecyclingEU Commission Update       Key Developments - Apr to Oct 2011  1.   Roadmap to Resource Efficiency  2.   ...
Wellman RecyclingEu Commission Roadmap to 2020 (20 Sept 2011)                                        Commitments• By 2013/...
Wellman RecyclingEu Commission Roadmap to 2020 (20 Sept 2011)  • By 2013/14, stimulating the secondary materials market an...
Wellman Recycling  ITALY  •    Repeal of the 1973 Mi i       R    l f h         Ministerial D                             ...
Wellman Recycling  SPAIN  •    Opens Spanish L i l i f I       O     S   i h Legislation for Introduction of a “DEPOSIT” o...
Wellman RecyclingContent   1      Introduction   2      Production of RPET Flakes   3      Collection and Availability ...
Wellman RecyclingFuture Challenges  •    Recycled C t t : M d t       R    l d Content Mandatory or CSR D i               ...
Wellman RecyclingConclusion       EU will continue to legislate on;  •    Collection Rates  •    Recycle C t t       R    ...
Wellman RecyclingCHOICE ?           REACTIVE              or           PROACTIVEDate                                      ...
Wellman Recycling       THANK YOUDate                                   48
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  1. 1. Wellman Recycling Wellman Recycling “FRESH” Presentation Linpac Birmingham October 27th 2011 gDate 1
  2. 2. Wellman RecyclingContent 1  Introduction 2  Production of RPET Flakes 3  Collection and Availability of Post Consumer PET 4 RPET End Markets 5  Packaging Design for Recycling and RPET Compliance 6  EU Roadmap on Resource Efficiency / Legislation Changes 7  ConclusionDate 2
  3. 3. Wellman RecyclingContent 1  Introduction 2  Production of RPET Flakes 3  Collection and Availability of Post Consumer PET 4 RPET End Markets 5  Packaging Design for Recycling and RPET Specifications 6  EU Roadmap on Resource Efficiency /Legislation Changes 7  ConclusionDate 3
  4. 4. Wellman RecyclingWellman Locations Europe Mullagh, Ireland Spijk, Holland 80.000t Fibres 45.000t Verdun, France 28.000t 28 000t Flake = 75.000 tonsDate 4
  5. 5. Wellman RecyclingLocated near the German border on the Rhine river Date 5
  6. 6. Wellman RecyclingWellman Recycling SpijkDate 6
  7. 7. Wellman RecyclingSpijk and Verdun Wellman France bottle recycling plant, Verdun W ellman Recycling bottle recycling plant, Spijk, near ArnhemDate 7
  8. 8. Wellman Recycling Post Consumer PET BottlesDate 8
  9. 9. Wellman Recycling Briquettes and…Date 9
  10. 10. Wellman Recycling Loose materialDate 10
  11. 11. Wellman RecyclingWellman Recycling Spijk impression Date 11
  12. 12. Wellman Recycling Schematic process flowDate 12
  13. 13. Recycled Outputs Wellman Recycling CHIPS FLAKES Date 13
  14. 14. Wellman RecyclingContent 1  Introduction 2  Production of RPET Flakes 3  Collection and Availability of Post Consumer PET 4 RPET End Markets 5  Packaging Design for Recycling and RPET Compliance 6  EU Roadmap on Resource Efficiency /Legislation Changes 7  ConclusionDate 14
  15. 15. Wellman Recycling Pet demand grows Worldwide 25,000 20,000 , 000 tons 15,000 10,000 10 000 5,000 0 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 North America South America Europe Af rica, Middle East , Asia (ex China) ( ) China World PET = 50 million tons Date 15
  16. 16. Wellman RecyclingPost-consumer PET bottle collection in Europe Date 16
  17. 17. Wellman RecyclingCollection volumes 2010 bottles (PCI) Total = 1.4 million tonsDate 17
  18. 18. Wellman RecyclingContent 1  Introduction 2  Production of RPET Flakes 3  Collection and Availability of Post Consumer PET 4 RPET End Markets 5  Packaging Design for Recycling and RPET Compliance 6  EU Roadmap on Resource Efficiency /Legislation Changes 7  ConclusionDate 18
  19. 19. Wellman RecyclingWest-Europe – RPET Packaging ApplicationDate 19
  20. 20. Wellman RecyclingAPET Sheet Market GrowthDate 20
  21. 21. Wellman RecyclingContent 1  Introduction 2  Production of RPET Flakes 3  Collection and Availability of Post Consumer PET 4 RPET End Markets 5  Packaging Design for Recycling and RPET Compliance 6  EU Roadmap on Resource Efficiency /Legislation Changes 7  ConclusionDate 21
  22. 22. Wellman RecyclingTrends in PET bottle design lead to modifications in; Date 22
  23. 23. Market evolution lead in lowering of Wellman Recyclingbottle size and wall thickness Date 23
  24. 24. Innovation vs recycling Wellman Recyclingcan lead to conflicting requirements Date 24
  25. 25. Most important goal; to promote the design Wellman Recyclingfor recycling guidelines for Pet bottles Date 25
  26. 26. Wellman RecyclingTest Case – Effects of Barrier Technologies• Target market: clear PET bottles for fruit juice, smoothies & ketchup• Total number of bottles tested: 51• Bottles are emptied, cleaned and cut into flakes.• Oven test on flake: 45 min @ 220°C min.• Yellowing: 16 out of 51 bottles• Volume in clear PET fraction: per brand name & total• Situation can change rapidly !Date 26
  27. 27. Wellman RecyclingDate 27
  28. 28. Wellman RecyclingDate 28
  29. 29. Wellman RecyclingEffects of non PET coating on a PET meltDate 29
  30. 30. Wellman RecyclingBlack spots in a PET bottleDate 30
  31. 31. Wellman RecyclingActions • Monitor the volume on the market ! • Identify th b i technologies. Id tif the barrier t h l i • Determine the barrier technologies most commonly used. • Look for alternative barrier solutions. • Try to find sorting solutions. Example: new technology equipment or marker technology, marker. • Get our message across !!!Date 31
  32. 32. Wellman Recycling Percentage of coloured bottles in collectionDate 32
  33. 33. Wellman RecyclingEuropean platform members Date 33
  34. 34. Wellman RecyclingContent 1  Introduction 2  Production of RPET Flakes 3  Collection and Availability of Post Consumer PET 4 RPET End Markets 5  Packaging Design for Recycling and RPET Compliance 6  EU Roadmap on Resource Efficiency /Legislation Changes 7  ConclusionDate 34
  35. 35. Wellman Recycling RPET Compliance • Full REACH Compliance : Waste not possible • Effective Quality Assurance – 282/2008/EC • GMP - 2023/2006/EC • Input Quality – 2002/72/EC • Heavy Metals – 94/62/EC • Decl. of Compliance - 2008/39/EC • Recycling Process - 1935/2004/ECDate 35
  36. 36. REACH Wellman RecyclingRecycled RPET needs Safety Data Sheet Date 36
  37. 37. Wellman RecyclingTNO Compliance Statement Date 37
  38. 38. Wellman RecyclingContent 1  Introduction 2  Production of RPET Flakes 3  Collection and Availability of Post Consumer PET 4 RPET End Markets 5  Packaging Design for Recycling and RPET Compliance 6  EU Roadmap on Resource Efficiency / Legislation Changes 7  ConclusionDate 38
  39. 39. Wellman RecyclingEU Commission Update Key Developments - Apr to Oct 2011 1. Roadmap to Resource Efficiency 2. Italy - Modifies 1973 Food Contact Law 3. Spain – Waste and Contaminated Soils LawDate 39
  40. 40. Wellman RecyclingEu Commission Roadmap to 2020 (20 Sept 2011) Commitments• By 2013/14, stimulating the secondary materials market and demand for recyclables through economic incentives and d i ti d developing end-of-waste criteria; l i d f t it i• Reviewing existing targets for prevention, reuse, recycling, recovery and landfill diversion targets in2014,to move towards an economy based on reuse and recycling;• In 2012, to consider the introduction of minimum recycled material rates, reusability criteria andextended producer responsibility for key products;• In 2013/14, to explore the potential to align legislation on various waste streams to “improve coherence”;• Continue both EU-wide and international work to eradicate illegal waste shipments;• Making sure, in 2012/13, that public funding from the EU budget prioritises activities higher up the newly statutory waste hierarchy;• And, facilitating the exchange of best practice on waste between EU member states and to take steps, in2013/14, to combat more effectively breaches of EU waste rules.Date 40
  41. 41. Wellman RecyclingEu Commission Roadmap to 2020 (20 Sept 2011) • By 2013/14, stimulating the secondary materials market and demand for recyclables through economic incentives and developing end-of-waste criteria; i i • Reviewing existing targets for prevention, reuse, recycling, recovery and landfill diversion targets in 2014 to mo e to ards an econom based on di ersion 2014, move towards economy reuse and recycling; • In 2012, to consider the introduction of minimum recycled material rates 2012 rates, reusability criteria and extended producer responsibility for key products Date 41
  42. 42. Wellman Recycling ITALY • Repeal of the 1973 Mi i R l f h Ministerial D i l Decree on U of R Use f Recycled Pl i f f d packaging. l d Plastic for food k i • Allowed for use in Direct contact for Mineral Water . • Italian market is > 400 kt of PET , RPET potential now substantial.Date 42
  43. 43. Wellman Recycling SPAIN • Opens Spanish L i l i f I O S i h Legislation for Introduction of a “DEPOSIT” on P k i d i f Packaging • Commitment to reduce Package weight each year to 2020.Date 43
  44. 44. Wellman RecyclingContent 1  Introduction 2  Production of RPET Flakes 3  Collection and Availability of Post Consumer PET 4 RPET End Markets 5  Packaging Design for Recycling and RPET Compliance 6  EU Roadmap on Resource Efficiency /Legislation Changes 7  ConclusionDate 44
  45. 45. Wellman RecyclingFuture Challenges • Recycled C t t : M d t R l d Content Mandatory or CSR D i Driven • Cost of Collection vs Q Quality yDate 45
  46. 46. Wellman RecyclingConclusion EU will continue to legislate on; • Collection Rates • Recycle C t t R l Content • Exports of Used Packaging • What should be the position of the “ European packaging chain” ?Date 46
  47. 47. Wellman RecyclingCHOICE ? REACTIVE or PROACTIVEDate 47
  48. 48. Wellman Recycling THANK YOUDate 48

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