What is the difference between PIR and PCR?

PIR is an abbreviation for Post Industrial Recycled and is the raw material made from waste generated within the industry. PCR is an abbreviation for Post Consumer Recycled and is the raw material made from waste from the consumer/end user.

Due to increasing interest in the use of recycled material in packaging, there is an increasing demand for PIR and PCR. KIVO is able to supply both PIR and PCR.

PIR (Post Industrial Recycled)

Our PIR is produced in our own recycling plant, KIVO Recycling. There we recycle our production surplus. Click on the following link to read more about KIVO Recycling.

PCR (Post Consumer Recycled)

Our PCR is produced in our own recycling plant REKS. Here we mechanically recycle waste from supermarket chains, among other things. Via the following link you can read more about PCR plastic.

Do you have any questions about the differences between PIR and PCR? Please contact one of our specialists via the contact form below.






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