Plastics company LyondellBasell has announced it is working with Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) to improve the chemical recycling of plastic materials.
It will also work to assist the efforts towards the circular economy and plastic waste.
The focus of the collaboration is to develop a new catalyst and process technology to decompose post-consumer plastic waste, such as packaging into monomers and reuse in polymerisation processes.
LyondellBasell chief executive Bob Patel said: “Earlier this . . .
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