New plant-based plastics can be chemically recycled with near-perfect efficiency
Derived from plant oils, the new plastics were presented in a paper published Wednesday in Nature as low-waste, environmentally friendly replacements to the conventional fossil fuel-based plastics that enter natural ecosystems at a rate of millions of tons per year. The new plastics were very similar to high-density polyethylene, the widely used plastic labeled as recycling number 2.
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