Contaminated Packaging Recovery Unit

Contaminated Packaging Recovery Unit

The purpose of this unit is to recover packaging through reuse or recycling of the material. For this purpose, the unit has two flushing lines, one for 1000-litre plastic containers and one for 200-litre metal drums. It also has a plastic packaging grinding line that makes it possible to obtain grounded material that is subsequently recycled.

Type of residues managed at Contaminated Packaging Recovery Unit:

  • Contaminated packaging: jerricanes, drums, 1m3 containers;
  • Metal packages;
  • Plastic packages.
Capacity licensed under L.A. (Environmental Licence) no. 31/2006: 2100 tonnes/year1

 1) The referred capacity could be increased when the resolution of environmental liabilities or other specific, not inventoried situations are at stake.

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