Circumat: The cooperation for Upcylcing

Polymers have become indispensable in our society. Even though plastic products are coming under increasing scrutiny worldwide, the truth is that we can hardly do without this fascinating material. That’s why the demand for products made of high-quality recyclates is constantly rising, and large manufacturers of branded goods in particular are eager to satisfy this demand. Which means they need large quantities of consistently high-quality secondary raw materials. 

October 2019. The Circumat project group proves just how effective recyclates can be with their engineered rigid plastic containers called Recycling Öli Its members – the Landes-Abfallverwertungsunternehmen LAVU, the Transfercenter für Kunststofftechnik (TCKT), the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU) and the industrial partners Erema, Greiner Packaging, Innplast Kunststoffe, Lindner and Borealis with mtm plastics – are aiming to jointly develop technically advanced products made of recyclates to demonstrate new possible areas of application. ‘Recycling Öli’ is their pilot project.

Öli is a multiple-use bucket for the collection of used cooking oil from households and the catering industry in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and was previously made of virgin polypropylene. Thanks to this cooperation, it is now possible to produce buckets made of 100% recycled post-consumer rigid plastic with the same properties as the old containers made of virgin material. For example, the bucket has to retain its shape when 400 kg of compression load are applied, it has to be heat-resistant up to 80 °C and has to have consistent dimensions of ± 1/10 mm. Recycling Öli will gradually replace the existing Öli buckets. 


Lohner Kunststoffrecycling - Micromat 2000

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K2019: The New Micromat

The Lindner Micromat is a top seller in the plastics shredding market. At K 2019 the next generation will be presented along with an additional model and a new and improved universal cutting system. The shredder will be displayed in the outside area.

K 2019: New Hot-Wash System

Recyclates that are barely distinguishable from virgin material – that’s what plastics processing specialist Lindner had in mind when developing the new hot-wash system to be presented at the K 2019 in Düsseldorf.

Lindner Recyclingtech Strengthens International Service and Distribution Network with New Location in Singapore

October 2020. The Asia-Pacific region has become one of the largest growth markets in the waste management sector. Therefore Lindner is strengthening its presence in the region with its new subsidiary in Singapore.