OPERATING SCHEMES

Country: France

Name: APE (Agriculture, Plastiques & Environement)

Date of creation: 2009

Partners of the scheme: FNSEA, FNA, Coop de France, Adivalor

Volume covered by the scheme: 83.000 tons

Products under scheme: Vegetable and animal production films, twines, nets, anti-hail nets, flexible irrigation pipes

Collecting rate: 61 % (2018)

Recycling rate: 100 % (2018)

Next steps: Extension to more products such as mulch, non-woven, twines, nets…

Website: http://www.plastiques-agricoles.com/agriculture-plastique-et-environnement-ape-commission-ape/ 

Country: Germany

Name: ERDE

Date of creation: 2013

Partners of the scheme: Ik (Plastic industry association), APE Europe, DRV (German Cooperatives’ Association), BVA (German Agricultural Trading Association)

Volume covered by the scheme: 30.000 t

Products under scheme: films for breeding

Collecting rate: 25 % (2018)

Recycling rate: 100 % (2018)

Next steps: Extension to more products such as mulch, non-woven, twines, nets…

Website: www.erde-recycling.de

Country: Norvege

Name: Grønt Punkt Norge

Date of creation: 1997

Partners of the scheme: Plastertur, representing the plastic industry and five other companies for metal, paper, glass, fibber and newspapers

Volume covered by the scheme: 12 844 tons

Products under scheme: All agricultural plastics

Collecting rate: 17 866 t / 83,5 % (2018)

Recycling rate: 100 % (2018)

Website: www.grontpunkt.no/english/

Country: Ireland

Name: Irish Farm Film Producers Group (IFFPG)

Date of creation: 2001

Partners of the scheme: established by law

Volume covered by the scheme: 28.000 t

Products under scheme: films for breeding

Collecting rate: 70 %  (2017)

Recycling rate: 80 % (2017)

Website: www.farmplastics.ie

Country: Island

Name: Icelandic Recycling Fund

Website: https://www.urvinnslusjodur.is/english/