RECYCLED MATERIALS NEWS

Recycled Materials

Agilyx Collaborates with Maire Tecnimont for Global Chemical Recyling Projects

The partners will utilize Agilyx’ advanced pyrolysis technology to convert mixed waste plastics into high-value products and fuels.
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Recycled Materials

Specialty 50% Recycled Content Copolyester Gets Further Commercial Adoption

Eastman’s Tritan Renew copolyester now used by Italian manufacaturer of water bottles and food storage containers.

Biopolymers

Mondelez and PepsiCo Agree to Cut Use of Virgin Plastic

Key driver was engagement with As You Sow on reducing single-use plastic packaging.
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Recycled Materials

Sonoco’s Fibrepak Cellulosic Meets Stringent EU Regulations

Fibrepak cellulosic expected to make major inroads in thermoformed food packaging.
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Recycled Materials

DOE’s Argonne National Lab Scientists Host Webinar on Plastic Waste

Scientists to discuss market and technological drivers and survey a few of the most promising frontiers that will play key role in addressing plastic waste.  

Commodity Resins

Cyclic Olefin Copolymer Earns APR Recognition for Recyclability with HDPE

Polyplastics is developing key data to support industrywide sustainability efforts that will allow companies to confidently use its Topas COC to enhance the performance of recyclable products.
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Biopolymers

Eastman’s ‘Acetate Renew’ to be Used By Luxury Eyewear Manufacturer

Thélios to use Mazzucchelli new acetate sheet made from Eastman’s  chemically recycled acetate.
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Recycled Materials

Sustainable Global Packaging for Toilet Cleansers

Henkel’s new packaging for two brands of cleaners boast more recycle content.
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Recycled Materials

Ineos Styrolution Partners with Polystyvert to Advance Circular Economy for PS

Polystyvert’s patented recycling technology can convert all types of solid PS waste to high-quality polystyrene.  
#polystyrene #sustainability #Elastomers

Recycled Materials

Eastman to Build World-Scale Plastic-to-Plastic Molecular Recycling Facility

With this significant investment, Eastman will use its methanolysis process to convert more than 250 million lb/yr of polyester-based waste into high-performance copolyesters.
#Elastomers #sustainability