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Company Converts Waste Plastic into Recyclable Material

VTT spinoff Olefy uses gasification technology to turn plastic waste into high-value virgin-grade plastics. Company Converts Waste Plastic into Recyclable Material: A process that could...

From Waste to Next-Gen Carbon Fiber

A new chemically designed lignin leads to stronger, lighter carbon fiber and better recycled plastics From Waste to Next-Gen Carbon Fiber: Research from Washington University...

Molecular Simulations to Study Self-Assembling ‘Associating Polymers’

by Kaitlyn Landram, Carnegie Mellon University Materials Science and Engineering Molecular Simulations to Study Self-Assembling 'Associating Polymers': When plastic materials are processed or recycled, their fundamental...

New Method for Recycling Polystyrene

New Method for Recycling Polystyrene: Ocean trash and overflowing landfills have drawn widespread attention to the plastic waste that we put into our environment....
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Plastic Upcycling: From Waste to Fuel for Less

Plastic upcycling provides a way to reuse the waste carbon now cluttering landfills and beaches. Credit: Sara Levine, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory by Pacific Northwest National...

Plastic that is Degradable and Highly Recyclable

by University of Turku Plastic that is Degradable and Highly Recyclable: A research group headed by senior researcher Jianwei Li at the MediCity Research Laboratory has...

Extruders to Solve Plastic Sustainability Problems

Battenfeld-Cincinnati to bring innovative water management solutions to K 2022 - Extruders to Solve Plastic Sustainability Problems Extruders to Solve Plastic Sustainability Problems: At this...

Engineering Enzymes to Help Solve the Planet’s Plastic Problem

by University of Manchester Researchers from the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) have developed a new enzyme engineering platform toimprove plastic degrading enzymes through directed evolution. To...

Inside Honeywell’s Advanced Recycling Research

Inside Honeywell’s Advanced Recycling Research: Honeywell UOP Riverside operations in McCook, IL, outside Chicago, are a sprawling industrial site that houses a large central laboratory...

Designer Materials to Keep Plastic Out of Landfills

– By Alison Hatt Scientists have designed a new material system to overcome one of the biggest challenges in recycling consumer products: mixed-plastic recycling. Their achievement will...
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