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1. (WO2018099549) RAW MATERIAL AND/OR RECYCLING SYSTEM
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1. Raw material and/or recycling system (200, 300, 500), comprising:

at least one tagging unit (204, 304, 504.1, 504.2) configured to provide at least one recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) with at least one identifier,

at least one first peer-to-peer module (214, 314.1) assigned to the tagging unit (204, 304, 504.1, 504.2),

at least one peer-to-peer network (218, 318, 518) comprising at least one peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422),

wherein the first peer-to-peer module (214, 314.1) is configured to provide the provided identifier and at least one status parameter data set related to the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) to the peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422),

wherein the peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422) comprises at least one registering means (224, 324) executable upon provision of the provided identifier by at least a part of the nodes (220.1, 220.2, 220.3, 320.1, 320.2, 520.1, 520.2, 504.1, 504.2, 536.1, 536.2) of the peer-to-peer network (218, 318, 518),

wherein the registering means (224, 324) is configured to register at least the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) by storing at least the provided identifier and the provided status parameter data set in at least one registry storage (229).

2. System (200, 300, 500) according to claim 1, characterized in that

the tagging unit (204, 304, 504.1, 504.2) comprises at least one tagging tool (210, 310) configured to attach at least one readable code element (216, 316) comprising the identifier to the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4),

and/or

the tagging unit (204, 304, 504.1, 504.2) comprises at least one status detecting tool (212, 312) configured to detect at least one status parameter related to the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4).

3. System (200, 300, 500) according to claim 1 or 2, characterized in that the

system (200, 300, 500) further comprises:

at least one further recyclable material element processing unit (330, 332, 334, 336),

wherein the recyclable material element processing unit (336) comprises at least one of a further status detecting tool (333, 338, 340, 350) and a reading tool configured to detect the identifier provided to the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4), and

- at least one further peer-to-peer module (314.2, 314.3, 314.4, 314.5)

assigned to the further recyclable material element processing unit (330, 332, 334, 336) and configured to provide at least the detected identifier and at least one further status parameter data set to the peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422).

4. System (200, 300, 500) according to any of the preceding claims, characterized in that

the peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 424) is configured to receive at least one treatment parameter data set related to the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4),

wherein the registering means (224, 324) is further configured to store at least one treatment parameter data set related to the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) together with the identifier of the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) in the registry storage (229).

System (200, 300, 500) according to claim 4, characterized in that the system

(200, 300, 500) further comprises:

at least one recycling unit (336) comprising at least one recycling tool (352) configured to process a provided recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) during at least one recycling step,

wherein a further peer-to-peer module (314.5) assigned to the recycling unit (336) is at least configured to receive the stored treatment parameter data set related to the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) from the peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422), and

wherein at least the recycling tool (352) is configured to process the recyclable materia! element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) at least based on the received treatment parameter data set.

System (200, 300, 500) according to any of the preceding claims, characterized in that the system (200, 300, 500) further comprises:

at least one delivery unit (332) comprising at least one dispensing tool (340) configured to dispense at least one recyclable material element (206, 306,

306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) to at least one recipient,

wherein the delivery unit (332) comprises at least one recipient identifier detecting unit (342) configured to detect at least one recipient identifier assigned to the recipient of the dispensed recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4),

wherein a further peer-to-peer module (314.3) assigned to the delivery unit (332) is at least configured to provide the recipient identifier and the identifier of the dispensed recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1,

306.2, 306.3, 306.4) to the peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422).

7. System (200, 300, 500) according to claim 6, characterized in that the peer-to- peer application (222, 322, 422) is configured to generate a delivery transaction agreement about the delivery and/or return of a recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) between a providing entity and the recipient at least based on the recipient identifier.

System (200, 300, 500) according to claim 7, characterized in that the

generated delivery transaction agreement comprises at least the recipient identifier, the identifier of the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) and at least one delivery/return transaction criterion.

System (200, 300, 500) according to any of the preceding claims, characterized in that the system (200, 300, 500) further comprises:

at least one return unit (334) comprising at least one receiving tool (346) configured to receive at least one recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4),

wherein a further peer-to-peer module (314.4) assigned to the return unit (334) is at least configured to provide the identifier of the returned recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) to the peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422).

System (200, 300, 500) according to claim 8 and 9, characterized in that

the peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422) comprises at least one accounting means,

wherein the accounting means is executable upon provision of the provided identifier of the returned recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4), and

wherein the accounting means is at least configured to conduct an accounting process based on the provided identifier of the returned recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) and at least one delivery transaction criterion stored in the delivery transaction agreement.

System (200, 300, 500) according to any of the preceding claims, characterized in that

the peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422) is a decentralized register or a shared database, and

wherein data is stored by the peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422) with given certain proofs or signatures.

12. System (200, 300, 500) according to any of the preceding claims, characterized in that the at least one peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422) is a block chain or decentral ledger comprising at least two blocks (451, 53, 55) coupled to each other.

Recyclable material element processing unit (204, 304, 330, 332, 334, 336) for a raw material and/or recycling system (200, 300, 500), in particular, a raw material and/or recycling system (200, 300, 500) according to any of the preceding claims, the unit (204, 304, 330, 332, 334, 336) comprising:

at least one status detecting tool (212, 312, 333, 338, 340, 350) configured to detect at least one status parameter related to at least one recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4),

at least one reading tool configured to detect an identifier provided to the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4), and - at least one peer-to-peer module (214, 314.1, 314.2, 314.3, 314.4, 314.5) configured to provide at least the detected identifier and at least one status parameter data set comprising at least the detected status parameter to at least one peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 22) of at least one peer-to-peer network (218, 318, 518) such that the identifier and the status parameter data set are stored in at least one registry storage (229) by at least one registering means (224, 324) of the peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422).

Method for operating a raw material and/or recycling system (200, 300, 500), in particular, a raw material and/or recycling system (200, 300, 500) according to any of the preceding claims 1 to 12, the method comprising:

providing at least one recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4),

providing at least one identifier to the provided recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4), and

registering the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) by storing at least the provided identifier and the provided status parameter data set in at least one registry storage (229) by means of at least one registering means (224, 324) of at least one peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422) of at least one peer-to-peer network (218, 318, 518), wherein the registering means (224, 324) is executed upon provision of the provided identifier by at least a part of the nodes (220.1, 220.2, 220.3, 320.1, 320.2, 520.1, 520.2, 504.1, 504.2, 536.1, 536.2) of the peer-to-peer network (218, 318, 518).

Peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422) of at least one peer-to-peer network (218, 318, 518), comprising:

at least one registering means (224, 324) configured to register at least one recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) by storing at least one received identifier of the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) and at least one received status parameter data set related to the recyclable material element (206, 306, 306.1, 306.2, 306.3, 306.4) in at least one registry storage (229) controlled by the peer-to-peer application (222, 322, 422).