This article was featured on Innovation News Network on 13 September 2023.
The Plastics2Olefins project is paving the way for the industrialisation of high-temperature pyrolysis for circular olefins production.
Plastic waste has become one of the most pressing environmental challenges of our time. Despite efforts to recycle and reduce plastic consumption, a significant amount of plastic still ends up in landfills, oceans, and natural habitats.
This not only poses a threat to wildlife and ecosystems but also contributes to the depletion of finite resources. Globally, 359 million metric tons of plastic were produced in 2018, with Europe producing 17% of this. In the same year, 29 million metric tons of plastic waste was generated in the European Union (EU) and only a third of this was recycled.
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