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Scientists improve process for turning hard-to-recycle plastic waste into fuel

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Turning plastic waste into useful products through chemical recycling is one strategy for addressing Earth's growing plastic pollution problem. A new study may improve the ability of one method, called pyrolysis, to process hard-to-recycle mixed plastics—like multilayer food packaging—and generate fuel as a byproduct, the scientists said.
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Scientists improve process for turning hard-to-recycle plastic waste into fuel

Turning plastic waste into useful products through chemical recycling is one strategy for addressing Earth's growing plastic pollution problem. A new study may improve the ability of one method, called pyrolysis, to process hard-to-recycle mixed plastics—like multilayer food packaging—and generate fuel as a byproduct, the scientists said.

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Scientists improve process for turning hard-to-recycle plastic waste into fuel

A study lead by Penn State scientists may improve the ability of chemical recycling to process mixed plastics — like multilayer food packaging materials that are currently expensive and difficult to recycle using traditional methods, the scientists said.

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