Application of Recycled Plastics in Automotive Industry: a short review

Zuzana Mitaľová, Darina Dupláková, Dušan Mitaľ

© 2022 Zuzana Mitaľová, published by UIKTEN. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International. (CC BY-NC 4.0).

Citation Information: SAR Journal. Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 200-205, ISSN 2619-9955,, December 2022.

Received: 12 September 2022.
Revised:   10 November 2022.
Accepted: 16 November 2022.
Published: 26 December 2022.


The paper describes application of recycled plastic materials in the automotive industry. It deals with various types of recycled plastics used in vehicle interiors / exteriors. Introduction of plastics into cars brings about reduction in weight of the vehicle, resulting in reduced fuel consumption and increased performance. Since the quantity of generated plastic waste is extreme, the issue of recycling is highly topical.

Keywords – PET bottles, plastic waste, automotive industry, recycled plastic, composite material.


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