Which future recycling methods will drive a circular plastic economy?
Circular Plastic Podcast
by Topsoe A/S
2M ago
To deliver on the goals for the circular plastic economy, we need research to discover new technologies and processes for the effective recycling of plastic waste. This episode brings you a glimpse of the potential future methods for utilizing plastic waste as a resource. Our guest, Kevin Van Geem, shares his and his teams’ latest research on how to make the plastic industry more sustainable. He will cover the usage of steam crackers and pyrolysis, and their discovered challenges associated with using pyrolysis oil instead of e.g., virgin naphtha as steam cracker feedstock.  ..read more
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Closing the loop on food-grade recycled polypropylene
Circular Plastic Podcast
by Topsoe A/S
2M ago
This episode discloses how mechanical recycling creates a circular pathway for polypropylene back to food-grade applications. Joined by Edward Kosior, Managing Director of Nextek Limited and the NEXTLOOPP project, we uncover the history of mechanical recycling and its breakthrough ways for sorting and decontaminating post-consumer plastic waste.   ..read more
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Legislation – a driving force in plastic recycling
Circular Plastic Podcast
by Topsoe A/S
2M ago
Legislation is a necessary driver of a circular plastic economy. So, in this episode Milica Folić and guest Sylvan Verdier break down the current legislation on recycled plastic. Europe is frontrunner on plastic recycling and regulation, so the legislation in the EU serves as the starting point for their conversation. Describing the key regulations already in place or being discussed, Milica and Sylvain cover the “full circle” from plastic waste and back to plastic.   ..read more
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The plastic industry up close! Trends, opportunities, and barriers for the sustainable transition
Circular Plastic Podcast
by Topsoe A/S
2M ago
In this episode, Milica Folić talks to Christof Witte, Partner at McKinsey & Company, about opportunities and barriers for a transition into a more sustainable industry. We take a closer look at the plastic industry today and the trends within plastic types and feedstocks ..read more
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Which issues are driving the shift to circular plastic?
Circular Plastic Podcast
by Topsoe A/S
2M ago
Plastic is a brilliant material. Many products can’t be produced without it. For that reason, plastic is not going anywhere anytime soon. Instead, we need to pave the way for a more sustainable production of plastic. In the first episode of the new podcast, Milica Folić and Mikala Grubb from Topsoe, discuss the issues driving the changes to circular plastic. Our aim is to show you the map of the territory, so you can find the best direction for your business.    ..read more
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