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ECOEMBES 1 One of the principles of Ecoembes is to see waste as a resource, so that it can have a new life as part of a circular economy approach. This vision allows the raw materials used in the production of packaging to be reused for other purposes at the end of their service life, thereby reintegrating these materials in the productive cycle and reducing the demand pressure on new raw materials. In this respect, as an organisation caring for the environment through recycling and the eco-design of domestic packaging in Spain, the function of Ecoembes is to enable the recovery and recycling of plastic, metal and cardboard containers for drink and food, as well as wood, paper and cardboard packages, in the most efficient way possible. To this end, Ecoembes coordinates the efforts of all the players involved in the selective collection and recycling of packages: companies, the general public, public administrations and recyclers. Ecoembes is committed to promoting innovation throughout the entire life cycle of the package and to maximising efficiency in all the processes that make up its direct activity and that of its collaborators, among which the sorting plants deserve special emphasis as they generate a shared value based on sustainability and quality. It is worth noting the constant collaboration of Ecoembes and ASPLARSEM, which began several years ago in works such as capacity, performance and quality studies, in the measures adopted for energy savings (due to studies conducted jointly by the two entities), training programmes and numerous technical workshops, to name just a few examples of this alliance which promotes knowledge exchange as the basis for innovation. Currently the 95 sorting plants installed in Spain are models of effectiveness (the percentage has grown continuously in recent years), modernisation and efficiency, among other reasons because more than half


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