The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) has issued a position paper commenting on the role that chemical recycling plays in the circular economy amid ongoing discussions about the topic at the EU level. In the paper, the confederation also sets out its views about which methods should be used to report on the recycled content of the output of recycling operations. EuRIC advocates a transparent credit-based approach "to uphold the circular economy’s integrity”. Mass balance accounting methods for chemical recycling with a fuel use exclusion allocation method should only be considered when superior recycling options are not available, the confederation comments....
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