Chemical Recycling: From plastic waste to virgin-grade products
About Dr. Christoph Gahn, Vice President, BASF
Christoph Gahn leads the Senior Project Circularity & Sustainable Raw Materials at BASF. He worked in R&D, Production, Strategy and Business Management in Europe and the US. In his most recent previous roles, he was responsible for the Polyurethane Raw Material Business in North America and for the Polyamide Business in Europe.
In his presentation, Dr. Christoph Gahn, Vice President Circularity and Sustainable Raw Materials Petrochemicals, BASF SE, will give an overview on the status of BASF’s ChemCyclingTM project. Additionally, he will explain how chemical recycling can complement mechanical recycling to create a more comprehensive circular economy for plastics and which hurdles still must be overcome for chemical recycling to fulfill its full potential.