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The recycling of plastic materials represents an important sector within the circular economy, with growth in recent years. Increasingly, the market demands better recycled materials, with good quality and control. It is necessary to know what possibilities there are for the recovery of plastic waste and what are the advantages of each of the processes such as mechanical recycling, chemical recycling or energy recovery, as well as which is the appropriate equipment for each occasion.

Call open all year (from September 6th).

You will have two months to complete the course from the moment you decide to start it.

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Registration period
Until 30 of November -1 or full capacity

Date and Schedule

From 6th Oct to 16th Dec

Duration

30 class hours

Location

Online

Price

AIMPLAS members 225€

Non-members: 282€

Unemployed 225€
10% discount on the second attendee from the same company
10% discount if you register three weeks before the beginning of the course
Prices exempt from VAT

Objectives

  • Learn the characteristics of plastic waste according to origin and type of material.
  • Understand the recycling process.
  • Understand other recovery processes complementary to recycling.
  • Understand the most common equipment in a recycling line.
  • Learn the possibilities of additivation of recycled plastic materials.
  • Understand the identification and characterisation of recycled plastic materials.
  • Recognise the product legislation at national level (Spain) that can be the market for recycled materials.

Who is it aimed at?

  • Purchasing, sales, quality and production personnel and managers of recycling companies.
  • Purchasing, quality and production staff of companies using recycled plastic materials.
  • Priority for registration will be given to industrial partners and customers.

Programme

INTRODUCTION TO PLASTIC MATERIALS AND THEIR WASTE

RECOVERY AND ITS TYPES

  • Recycling methods
  • Waste disposal
  • Chemical recycling

MECHANICAL RECYCLING

  • Introduction
  • Equipment
  • Addition
  • Descontamination

CHARACTERISATION OF RECYCLED MATERIAL

  • Sampling
  • Recycled material data sheet
  • Material identification
  • Physical and mechanical properties

PRODUCT LEGISLATION WITH RECYCLED MATERIAL

  • Food contact
  • Use of plastic recycled by sectors
  • Certifications

Open calls

From 06 of October 2022 to 16 of December 2022

Online

Methodology

  • The course has been designed to be taught online through AIMPLAS Plastics Academy, providing flexibility to follow it, at any time and from any place.
  • The course is modular and consists of interactive multimedia contents. AIMPLAS professional technicians collaborate in its development and implementation, and, through personalised tutorials and other tools offered by the web will help the student to understand everything related to the recycling of plastic materials.
  • A Q&A videoconference session with a maximum duration of one hour.
  • You will have fifteen calendar days to complete the course.

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