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Polymers

AmSty, Ineos, Trinseo to recycle polystyrene

by Alex Scott
September 19, 2020 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 98, ISSUE 36

 

The polystyrene producers AmSty, Ineos, and Trinseo say they will jointly explore ways of recycling polystyrene, in part by sharing research already underway in-house. Polystyrene is suited to a range of recycling approaches, including depolymerization, the partners say. Their ultimate goal is to recycle polystyrene so it is suitable for packaging food. Separately, Ineos and Trinseo have picked Wingles, France, as the site for a previously announced depolymerization facility.

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