PV CYCLE applies so-called “Best Available Techniques Not Entailing Excessive Costs” (BATNEEC) that allow our take-back and recycling system to be effective and cost-efficient.
The value of PV module recycling
PV module recycling enables the recovery of various raw materials and thus helps conserve our valuable natural resources. By increasing resource efficiency and decreasing waste, PV CYCLE contributes to the European Union’s environmental targets.
Today, PV CYCLE’s recycling partners can already recover large percentages of the glass, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, plastics and certain semiconductor materials used in solar modules. Even the junction boxes and cables are recovered via material recycling.