Comparative mLCA on waste treatment of diaper and incontinence material Revised
For the purpose of transition towards a Circular Economy the following developments are reason to perform this study:
- Within the framework of the project ‘High Quality Recycling’ a Multi-cycle LCA method is developed to distinguish between more and less high-quality recycling.
- In the Dutch National Waste Management Plan (Landelijk Afvalbeheerplan; LAP) the intention is included to steer on treatment methods by a Minimum Standard.
- There are various initiatives in the market for the treatment of used diapers.
The aim of this research is to compare the various initiatives by using the above-mentioned method (Multi-cycle LCA). The result of the study serves as an environmental basis for the future Minimum Standard for diapers in the LAP.
Download het bestand
SGS Search Consultancy in opdracht van Rijkswaterstaat
Branco Schipper, Harry van Ewijk