Jamie Hailstone writes in Forbes about a breakthrough to make plastic production circular.
- It is estimated that only 9% of the plastic that has been produced has been recycled.
- The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland believes that they have found a way to turn used plastics into virgin-grade materials.
- By heating up plastic waste and steam to a reaction temperature, researchers are able to turn plastics into smaller compounds that can be used to make new products.
- This innovative breakthrough could have a significant impact in reducing plastic pollution.
Read the full article here.