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Recycling breakthrough for cotton-polyester blend material

United States – ‘Millions of tons’ of cotton-polyester blend material currently dumped in landfills could now be recycled thanks to…

Uniform goal for polyester recycling

Japan – Japan-based Teijin Ltd’s polyester textile manufacturing and processing company Nantong Teijin is working towards the launch of a…

Teijin’s polyester recycling JV in China

China – Teijin Ltd of Japan is to establish Zhejiang Jiaren New Materials Co., Ltd – a joint venture with…

Recycled polyester in fashion

Archiv – Basking in the catwalk spotlight of a Tokyo fashion show alongside a Yen 5 million (US$ 50 000)…

Kureha to build polyester production plant in USA

Archiv – Kureha Corporation, a global supplier of specialty chemicals and plastics, plans to invest over US$100 mln in a…

Eastman makes big strides in chemical recycling of plastics

US chemical company Eastman has developed two circular production processes. Eastman is building a facility, expected to be completed in…

Depolymerisation process ‘important step forward’

DuPont Teijin Films is the latest plastics manufacturer to announce developments in the innovative world of chemical recycling. The joint…

Australian technology could revolutionise textiles recycling

Approximately 3 million tonnes of post-consumer textiles is landfilled in Australia every year. Not for much longer, say Adrian Jones…

Chemical recycling breakthrough from Taiwan

Taiwan textile supplier Far Eastern New Century has developed an ‘all-in-one’ chemical recycling solution for mixed polyester textiles. ‘During the…

Fly away with me – to the recycling yard

Aircraft recycling has proven to be a lucrative niche market. In the coming years, this sector will witness steady growth…

Recycling potential not yet worn out: ‘shortcomings’ can be corrected

Have you ever heard of a dual polymer recycling technology? British start-up Worn Again Technologies has just announced it has…