Volume 87 Issue 15 | p. 20 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 13, 2009

Nylon Recycling Gets A Boost

Department: Business

Rhodia is teaming up with mountaineering goods marketer Millet in a project to recycle nylon. The initial project aims to recycle used mountain-climbing rope into engineering plastic materials for production of other mountain sports equipment. Rhodia says its objective is to develop "closed loops" for end-of-life nylon and expand the development of its 4earth-brand line of recycled nylon.

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