From the mixed waste stream to valuable secondary materials

8. June 2020


In times of the COVID-19 pandemic, it became evident again that basic supplies of food, medicines and energy, but also waste disposal are essential. In Austria, approximately 500 kg of municipal waste are produced per year and person. These quantities of mixed and separated waste have to be recycled and processed. Austrian companies therefore offer individual solutions for your waste streams & treatment.


Individual solutions for domestic waste

Waste materials are valuable but to manage and process the materials know-how and technology is needed. We are a consortium of experts in the field of waste management coming from industry, research, and public authority. Together we provide you with the perfect One-stop-shop recycling solution for your individual need in the field of waste management and technology.
Our One-stop-shop circular and recycling solutions for a wide range of waste fractions derived from Austrians excellence in achieving one of Europe´s highest recycling rates. Waste fractions and waste systems are highly diverse; therefore, we like to provide solutions, which are specially adapted to your initial position.
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Mixed municipal waste” is refuse, which originates mainly in private households, or which resembles waste from private households in its nature or composition. In Austria separately collected waste materials, biogenic municipal waste, bulky municipal waste, waste electronic equipment, used batteries, problematic substances or street-cleaning waste, do not belong to mixed municipal waste.

The composition of mixed municipal waste depends on different factors. These include for instance, the existing waste collection system, the socio-economic structure of the population or the location of residences in an urban or rural area. The most crucial components of mixed municipal waste constitute synthetic and composite materials, organic elements, as well as paper and cardboard.

Mixed municipal waste is either directly, or following preparation, thermally and biologically treated. Waste materials, which have been separated out of the municipal waste, are recycled. (BAWP 2017)



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