Sorting processes 2 A light weight packaging sorting plant is a facility specialising in the classification, either manually and/ or mechanically, of the different types of light weight packaging obtained from selective collection performed by the general public in yellow street containers, based on their composition. Objectives • Satisfy the hierarchy of actions on waste (Directive 2008/98) a Prevention b Preparation for reuse c Recycling d Other type of recovery, including energy recovery e Elimination • Compliance with current Spanish Regulations on Waste (Ley de Envases y Residuos de Envases 11/1997 and Ley de Residuos 12/2012). • Recovery of selected waste (light weight packaging). • Reintroduce selected materials into the consumer cycle, with the ensuing savings in raw materials. Create a industrial and commercial production infrastructure that generates jobs. • Generate environmental improvement from suitable management of the treatment of the selected waste.
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