Upcycle plastics into superior products


Image: a amount of colorful caps of PET bottles; Copyright: panthermedia.net / Dario Sabljak

The researchers are working on a process of upcycling: breaking down PET in existing waste and combining it with compounds derived from biomass to make something more valuable, such as fiber-reinforced composite materials.

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Image: Several colorful cannulas; Copy: Messe Düsseldorf