Posts by tag: plastic recycling

Eco Friendly August 31, 2022 posted by

Olefy – quantum leap in plastic recycling promises to save the oceans and our landfills

The world is literally swimming in waste plastic. We produce around 300 million tons of the stuff a year, of which a mere 9% gets recycled. The rest ends up in landfills, oceans and inside poor creatures who mistake it for food (and usually die). So what to do? Well there may be a real hope on the horizon. A Finnish company called Olefy Technology claims that after 40 years of development and testing it can now recycle almost any…

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Olefy – quantum leap in plastic recycling promises to save the oceans and our landfills
Eco Friendly April 21, 2021 posted by

PDK – new kind of plastic can be recycled for ever, at a price

Scientists have come up with a new form of plastic which can be recycled back to a pristine state for resuse a huge number of times. This makes it a big contender to help stop the mountain of plastic trash we waste every day. The new material, PDK – which stands for polydiketoenamines – come with a penalty though. It’s very expensive to make. Something to do with one particular chemical component which costs a lot. However once PDK is…

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PDK – new kind of plastic can be recycled for ever, at a price