Author:

Sylwia KRÓL

email: sylwia.krol-91@wp.pl

Marta STAROSTKA-PATYK

Czestochowa University of Technology

Czestochowa, Poland

Abstract

Reverse logistics processes tend to value recovery from waste and/or defective products. One of the disposition processes is recycling. This paper presents the basic information about reverse logistics and recycling process, giving the theoretical perspective together with some statistical data and the practical part about the recycling process in Polish manufacturing companies as well as in Polish waste management sector. It shows different opportunities for value recovery from waste and/or defective products by recycling process usage. The main goal is to give the overview for utilization of reverse logistics and its process of recycling, especially when it is possible to receive the benefits from the recycled materials.

Keywords

reverse logistics, recycling, Poland, manufacturing companies, final disposal, value recovery

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