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From recycling to upcycling: A smarter way to deal with plastic

By Xi Peng posted 02-12-2021 13:46

  
Globally only about 20% of waste plastics are recycled. Boosting that figure remains a challenge as recycling plastic cleanly can be expensive and usually produces lower-value products, often making it financially unviable. The new method from researchers at RMIT University can produce high-value products from plastic - carbon nanotubes and clean liquid fuel—while simultaneously upcycling agricultural and organic waste. Read more here.

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