Agglomerated crushed and/or granulated plastic material in the form of adherent particles


quantity of the material that is considered as a single unit and has a unique reference.

biological degradation

Degradation by biological activity, in particular by enzymatic action, which leads to a significant change in the chemical structure of a material.

biological recovery

aerobic (composting) or anaerobic (fermentation) treatment of biodegradable plastic waste under controlled conditions using microorganisms to produce stabilized organic residues, carbon dioxide and water in the presence of oxygen or, in the absence of oxygen,...


logistical process of shipment of plastic waste from the source to a place where it can be recovered.