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        Plastic is a much-discussed material. We know that high-                           ECO                                               CO                              chainge                            igus:bike
        performance polymers can make a contribution to the                                                                                        2
        protection of resources and to the environment, and have                   product range                                         footprint                          program
        made this the focus of our activities. We look at plastics in
        three phases: during production, in use and at the end of the
        product's life. We will give you our answers to sustainability
        questions for both our products and everyday life at igus .
        Much remains unanswered, and for some things, especially
        with regard to sustainable production, we are still working               100
        on answers and solutions.


                                                                                Cost-effective and versatile.                    CO 2 footprint in the online shop  Recycling made easy                 Yesterday's waste for tomorrow's
                                                                                The new, sustainable iglidur   ECO               igus  has been focusing more and   As a plastics processing and        mobility: he first motion plastics
                                                                                materials consist of regranulates of             more on sustainability in manufacturing   manufacturing company, we are   bike in the world
                                                                                our top materials, which have proven             and products since 2018. As a result,   very concerned about making our    The idea for the igus:bike project was
                                                                                themselves for many years.                       we are now also able to state the   contribution to sustainable, resource-  born with this vision. The project aims
                                                                                                                                 carbon footprint of a large number of   conserving use of plastic. We focus   to use plastic waste dumps worldwide
                                                                                                                                 our iglidur  plain bearings. In addition,   on technical plastics because that is   as resources for a recycled bicycle. On
                                                                                                                                 there are new products that are largely   exactly what our business is. Make a   the newly created igus:bike platform,
                                                                                                                                 or completely made from recycled   contribution towards the reduction of   we want to work with other bicycle
                                                                                                                                 material from our own production. And   plastic waste and the improvement of   and component manufacturers to
                                                                                                                                 these are also tested in the laboratory   recycling in industry.       create a sustainable, corrosion-free,
                                                                                                                                 and have a predictable service life.  u            maintenance-free alternative for urban
                                                                                                                                                                                                        mobility. We are taking the first step
                                                                                                                                                                                                        with mtrl, a start-up we are supporting
                                                                                                                                                                                                        during development and production
                                                                                                                                                                                                        of a bicycle made entirely of plastic.

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