A startup is using microwave technology in an innovative conversion process that allows for small units that can be sold to large plastics generators and other stakeholders.
Despite deep uncertainties in the global oil market, a firm in Indiana says it intends to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in an operation to convert auto shredder residue into diesel and gasoline. Continue Reading
Plastic bags are contributing to flooding in one Asian city, and a plastics-to-fuel facility is being planned in Australia.
A recyclable, recycled-content polyester material has been developed for automotive components, and a high-molecular-weight PLA could replace PP in packaging.
A major U.K. plastics-to-fuel company is one of 10 companies participating in Unreasonable Impact, a two-week accelerator program designed to connect entrepreneurs and investors to address key global environmental and social issues.
A label manufacturer releases a line geared toward recyclability, and a Canadian polystyrene recycling company is set to expand thanks to significant outside investment.