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Going Circular: Carbios Creates Process to Turn Polyester Textile Waste Back Into Fiber

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Chalk one up for the circular economy. Creating the next generation of recycled polyester fiber, French green chemistry company Carbios said it can now turn polyester fabric back into polyester fiber. This “new step forward” involved the company’s development of its enzymatic depolymerization process that re-engineers polyethylene terephthalate (PET) polyester fibers coming from textile waste….

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