News tagged with plastic recycling

Tracking down the scent of recycled plastic

Recycling plastic has an important role in sustainable manufacturing. However, there are still barriers to using recycled plastic not only because of its material and processing properties but also because of its smell. A ...

dateMay 23, 2017 in Materials Science
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The fluorescent fingerprint of plastics

LMU researchers have developed a new process which will greatly simplify the process of sorting plastics in recycling plants. The method enables automated identification of polymers, facilitating rapid separation of plastics ...

dateAug 21, 2014 in Materials Science
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