Solution | Process

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MDS separation technique

Locally separates a post-consumer plastic waste stream into its 'original' polymers.

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The solution moves from object to resource-focussed recycling.

MDS separation technique can separate a mixed, post-consumer plastic waste stream into near-to-virgin polymers. Basis is resource-focussed recycling instead of object-focussed techniques, it does this locally near the waste and all processing at one location and with a 90% recovery of available raw materials. This high recovery rate and the purity of the output guarantee valuable raw materials, with a low ecological footprint. It optimises the recycling chain in three ways: 1) Processing from waste to raw material at one location: reduction of CO2 emissions per recycled unit due to transport. 2) It comes to a 99% purity of output products, where the current best available techniques come to 90% purity. 3) MDS separation technique only has an average input loss of 10% which is less than current recycling plants

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Key features

  • 0,6 kg of CO2 emitted in comparison to 2 kg of CO2 to regain 1 kg of plastic
  • 90% of the plastic packaging is recycled instead of only half of the flow
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Profitability

  • Minus 15$ per ton of recycled plastic in stead of 350$/tn
  • Output value of about 800$/tn
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Categories of Application

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Company Profile

By
Urban Mining Corporation

Headquarters
3011 WC Rotterdam, Netherlands

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SDG's of Application

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Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab
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Activity Region

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