Plastic revolution: Advances in recycling promise a cleaner future

Irish Times | Sep 11, 2021 at 5:00 AM
  • Many plastics are used once but last for decades, and more.
  • In his case, as a result of the Tesco partnership, “waste food is going to biogas and renewable electricity, all associated plastic packaging is converted to products with no incineration”.
  • Plastics melt at different temperatures, which was a challenge, but their breakthrough “is not major science”, so it can be used anywhere in the world, he says.