Honeywell Introduces New Plastic Recycling Technology
One of the main problems with all the different types of plastics is that many of them are not suitable for recycling. And when they contaminate other materials, the problems for recycling companies just increase further.
But Honeywell has created a new recycling process that could mean that up to 90% of all the plastic waste enters the circular economy, rather than ending up at landfills or in the Oceans.
A PR News Wire report summarized the new technology like this.
By some research estimates, this type of technology could end up recycling up to 15 million tons of additional plastic every year. It may take a few more years to fully expand this technology to all major recycling companies, but it’s a huge move in the right direction.
On top of the reduction in waste, the company has also reported that the process reduces CO2 emissions by over 50%.
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