Closing the loop for end-of-life vehicle fibres
Fibres, minerals and plastics - these are the most challenging materials at a vehicle’s end-of-life stage. Negative economic values, strict regulations on landfilling and increasing incineration gate fees are forcing the shredding sector to take action.
In a series of three articles, experts will describe the impact of revised EU recycling targets on the automotive value chain, specifically as they relate to these three material streams. The first of these features assesses the characteristics of fibres and their potential applications.
– by Allard Verburg –