Plastics 1, 3, and 7 technically could be chemically recycled, as some claim, if everything is sorted up front or treated at the back end at exorbitant cost. In other words, it’s possible with an unlimited budget. But when has that ever happened?
Advanced recycling facilities generate no more emissions than an average hospital, college campus, or even auto manufacturer, according to the report.
Nexus has developed a commercial-scale process for converting waste plastics formerly bound for landfills and oceans into virgin plastic precursors and resins.
On HBO’s "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver devoted the main segment of the show to the plastics industry. Guess who got the short end of the stick?