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Rifracycle, products on recycled resins

Friday June 3 2022

Thanks to the experience gained over the years in identifying and solving intrinsic technical problems linked to the use of recycled products and, last but not least, to the growing awareness that plastic recycling is one of the most effective solutions for reducing environmental impact, the use of post-consumer materials is becoming increasingly popular. We […]

Rifra’s commitment to sustainability

Monday May 23 2022

At Rifra we firmly believe in the concept of responsible development, in fact, aware of the importance of the role we play as an industrial reality, we have always tried to do our part, investing as much as possible in the world of sustainability. Sustainability represents the adoption of an approach, both human and working, […]

#RaccoltalaGiusta, the initiative to raise public awareness on plastics

Wednesday March 2 2022

Plastic certainly does not enjoy good publicity, and a lot of news, data and research that can provide an alternative point of view on the issue of sustainability often take a back seat. Despite the very evident advantages related to its use, the most common opinion about plastic is based on the erroneous belief that […]

Replacing metal with plastic: is it possible to reduce the environmental impact by using technopolymers?

Tuesday February 15 2022

Plastic is the main material used for the production of the most disparate consumer goods according to their technical and structural characteristics, which allow more resistant, lighter and more versatile solutions to be developed, but above all at lower costs. However, even today, many processes involve the use of metal materials instead of plastic, justifying […]

Upcycling, Recycling and Downcycling, a study in the world of reuse.

Thursday February 10 2022

Of late, there is increasingly more talk of Upcycling, presenting it as the best solution for managing the end of life of many consumer products, but is this really the case? There are currently three different ways to deal with the end of life of industrial products, including plastic products, namely Downcycling, Recycling and, most […]

What role will plastics play in the circular economy?

Tuesday December 7 2021

We are facing an epochal paradigm shift. It is now essential to make efficient use of the resources we have at our disposal, from the point of view of both financial and energy savings. The efficiency of businesses is closely tied to their sustainability. But what role do plastics have to play in this picture? […]

Can we really give up plastic?

Friday November 5 2021

The use of plastics and their derivatives helps the global market optimize available resources and curb overall CO2 emissions. How can transitioning to alternative materials help the planet? Is it really possible to completely abandon plastics when this would result in increased costs throughout the supply chain and a greater environmental impact?     The […]

Can we be certain that the plastic problem will be solved by implementing a tax?

Tuesday October 19 2021

The goal of reducing the use of plastic should be pursued in the context of a wide-ranging strategic vision which features incentives for research and development rather than tax increases, keeping in mind that for some product categories there are currently no alternatives. The shared goal, as established by the European Strategy for Plastics in […]

How much is the recycling industry worth in Italy?

Sunday September 19 2021

Every year we produce hundreds of tons of waste that needs to be collected, organized and sent to the appropriate facilities for processing. This economic sector generates impressive amounts of capital and is one of the fastest growing markets within the national economic landscape. But how much is it really worth?     The entire […]

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This document also contains the information provided to the site users in accordance with article 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30th June 2003 (Personal Data Protection Code).
The guidelines provided below are based on Recommendation no. 2/2001 of the Group of European Personal Data Protection Supervisor adopted on 17th May 2001 ex art. 29 of the directive no. 95/46/EC, regard in particular the collection of personal data on the Internet and aim to identify the minimum requirements for the collection of personal data online and in particular, the methods, times and nature of the information that the data controllers have to provide the users with when they connect to the web page, regardless of the purposes of the connection, in order to guarantee the loyalty and legitimacy of these practices.

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After consulting this Site, data relating to identified or identifiable persons may be handled. The data controller of this data is the company Rifra Masterbatches S.p.A., with premises in via Torquato Tasso no. 8 in Molinetto di Mazzano (BS), in the person of Signor Paolo Carlo Ghislandi – Email: Comqual001@rifra.it.
The company Rifra Masterbatches S.p.A strictly prohibits the copying, transmission, sharing, modification, alteration and/or publication of all or part of the contents and the relative computer codes present on this site and in the cited hyperlinks as these constitute author’s rights protected by copyright. The user shall be held exclusively responsible for any conduct contrary to that prescribed and carried out without observing measures of the regulation in force.

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The data processes related to the web services offered by this Site are recorded, organised and conserved in relative computer archives at the aforementioned company premises and are only managed by company staff, appropriately assigned company collaborators, or personnel assigned for occasional maintenance operations. No data deriving from the web services is divulged or publicised to others. The personal data provided voluntarily and optionally by the users who submit requests for sending informative material are used for the sole purpose of supplying the service requested and are not communicated to third parties, unless compulsory by law or when strictly necessary for the fulfilment of requests.
With regard to single offers relating to our products, the user is free to provide personal data in order to request the services offered; failure to provide this data may result in the user being unable to obtain their request. None of the functions of the Site require the users to send confidential data (so called sensitive data) which includes personal data that can reveal the racial or ethnic origins of the subject, their religious, philosophical and other beliefs, political opinions and/or adherence to parties/trade unions/associations/organisations of religious/political/trade union nature, state of health and sexual orientation.
Rifra Masterbatches S.p.A expressly invites users not to send the aforementioned sensitive data: if, despite this, the user decides to send this information, handling of the latter will be deemed as tacitly authorised for the benefit of Rifra Masterbatches S.p.A within the limits of the specifications in this document.

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During normal operation, the computer systems and software procedures used for functioning of this website acquire some personal data, the transmission of which is implicit in the use of internet communication protocols. This is information that is not collected for association with identified persons, but which by its very nature could, via processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified. This data category includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computer used by the users visiting the Site, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) characters of the requested resources, the time of request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the data response by the server (successful outcome, error, etc.) and other parameters relative to the operating system and the computer environment of the user. The browsing data is used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information about the use of the site and in order to control its correct operation.

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The requests relating to the application of article 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 can be sent to the Data controller by simply sending a message by email or ordinary post.

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