Jun 10 2024
10:32 pm

A Del Mar man bought a GPS device, taped it to a plastic bottle and within a few hours, watched its journey to a landfill.

This man put a GPS tracker in his recycling

Using molecular recycling technologies like methanolysis, Eastman’s new world-scale facility will convert polyester waste that often ends up in landfills and waterways into durable products, creating an optimized circular economy.

Eastman hopes to have the facility up and running by the end of 2022. The company has committed to recycling more than 250 million pounds of plastic waste annually by 2025 and hopes to recycle more than 500 million pounds annually by 2030.

Eastman to build one of the largest plastic-to-plastic recycling facilities in the world in Tennessee

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