09/04/2019 10:24

BASF's chemical recycling of plastics

Since mechanical recycling is limited because of an increase of residues in the material in each cycle, a team across BASF has taken up this challenge and developed the ChemCycling project. With chemical recycling, fossil resources for chemical produ...

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18/03/2019 15:30

Elysium Nordic’s pyrolysis process recycles 30,000 tons of end-of-life tyres

From 2021 Elysium Nordic will recover 9,000 tons of carbon black from 30,000 tons of end-of-life tyres, which will result in an annual CO2 reduction of up to 18,000 tons. Elysium Nordic uses pyrolysis when re-using the end-of-life tyres. In pyrolysis...

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28/02/2019 09:16

Ecoplasteam's EcoAllene: a new 100% recyclable plastic product

Our activity is the recycling of composite packaging polyethylene – aluminium, commonly known as ”tetrapak”. After paper mills take off the paper layer, Ecoplasteam melts, with an innovative process, the two layers of polyethylene and aluminium...

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11/08/2017 10:01

Veolia's PET “Bottle-to-Bottle” Recycling Plant in Rostock

In Rostock, Veolia has developed a flake-based recycling method for PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles that allows direct reuse of the recycled material for new food packaging, e.g. a new beverage bottle. Every year in Rostock, Veolia converts ...

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