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How Eastman is Creating a Circular Path for Complex Plastic Waste

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Plastic waste is a well-documented problem, but one of the reasons post-consumer plastic is piling up in landfills is the challenge of recycling complex polymers. Tennessee-based specialty materials company Eastman has developed a solution for repurposing these hard-to-recycle plastics into new materials, including textiles. Following the development of a process to upcycle polyester waste that…

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