One person holds shredded plastic

High-quality recyclates can be extracted from properly sorted plastic waste. (Photo: Borealis & Tomra)

Goods in short supply but in high demand

Manufacturers need reliable supply

PET bales

Collection systems for PET recycling are already well established. (Photo: BVSE)

Standard for cosmetics packaging is on the way

Several harvested sugar bundles lie on the ground.

Plastics can also be produced from fibre-based raw materials, for example from sugar cane. (Credit: Victoria Priessnitz/unsplash)