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Eastman Hits On New Circular Solution for Polyester Recycling

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Specialty materials company Eastman said it plans to pursue the creation of an advanced circular recycling technology using polyester waste that cannot be recycled by current mechanical methods and often ends up in landfills or waterways. Using a process called methanolysis, Eastman’s circular recycling technology breaks down polyester-based products into their polymer building blocks. These…

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