Understanding the Environmental Impacts of Chemical Recycling – Ten concerns with existing life cycle assessments

Lead Organization: Zero Waste Europe

Author: Shanar Tabrizi, Andrew Neil Rollinson, Marieke Hoffmann, Enzo Favoino


This joint paper presents key findings from a review of some of the most commonly cited chemical recycling and recovery LCAs, which reveal major flaws and weaknesses regarding scientific rigour, data quality, calculation methods, and interpretations of the results.