Tetra Pak Recycling – Current Trends and New Developments
American Journal of Chemical Engineering
Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017, Pages: 37-42
Received: May 19, 2017; Published: May 20, 2017
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Authors
Jan Zawadiak, Department of Chemical Organic Technology and Petrochemistry, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Szymon Wojciechowski, Department of Chemical Organic Technology and Petrochemistry, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Tomasz Piotrowski, Department of Chemical Organic Technology and Petrochemistry, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Alicja Krypa, Department of Chemical Organic Technology and Petrochemistry, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
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Abstract
Tetra Pak packaging is considered an important source of high quality waste paper for pulp industry. Parallel to the fibre recovery a large quantity of PE-Al laminate is produced as by product. Reclaiming that perspective resource will be in focus of many pulp processing plants as conventional ways of disposing of such material are limited by new regulations. From many perspective technologies, only a few have achieved industrial level implementation.
Keywords
PE-Al Laminate, Tetra Pak, Delamination, Recycling
To cite this article
Jan Zawadiak, Szymon Wojciechowski, Tomasz Piotrowski, Alicja Krypa, Tetra Pak Recycling – Current Trends and New Developments, American Journal of Chemical Engineering. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2017, pp. 37-42. doi: 10.11648/j.ajche.20170503.12
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