RECYCLED MATERIALS

Recycled Materials

Ineos Styrolution, Recycling Technologies and Trinseo Reach Milestone in Plans to Build Commercial PS Recycling Plants

Pilot plant to be built next year in the U.K. using Recycling Technologies’ depolymerization solution.
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Recycled Materials

Supercritical Steam Process Can Convert All Plastic Waste to Virgin Materials

Mura Technology’s HydroPRS process creates raw ingredients for infinitely recyclable new virgin-grade products from all types of plastic.
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Recycled Materials

Tupperware to Expand its Sustainable Product Portfolio with Tritan Renew

Eastman’s Tritan Renew gains further commercial traction.
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Recycled Materials

American Styrenics and Agilyx to Collaborate on Advanced Recycling Facility

AmSty will use Agilyx’s advanced pyrolysis technology to convert post-use PS to styrene monomer.
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Engineering Resins

‘First’ Recycled Ocean Bound Plastic Portfolio Launched

SABIC appears to be in the forefront of introducing recycled materials from ocean bound plastic.  
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PIR Content TPEs for Automotive Exteriors

Kraiburg TPE’s new series of compounds to help European OEMs use optimum materials for future automotive exterior applications.
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Testing

PFE Further Expands into the European Plastics Recycling Industry

PFE is not only the first U.S. testing facility to achieve accreditation to perform RecyClass testing, but is also the world’s only lab accredited to perform testing in all four product categories
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Recycled Materials

Eastman’s First Sustainability-Based Agreement with a Major Prestige Beauty House Involves its Chemically Recycled Renew PET Copolymer Portfolio

Eastman’s agreement with The Estée Lauder Companies expected to help drive greater use of recycled or recyclable plastics in luxury cosmetics packaging.
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Additives

Color & Additive Masterbatches for PCR PET Packaging

Chroma Color has developed additive concentrates that are said to allow for higher levels of PCR PET in packages.
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Testing

Distinguishing HDPE from LDPE at the Blink of an Eye/Push of a Button

BASF’s trinamiX adds new PE application for plastic sorting to its mobile NIR spectroscopy solution.
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