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Chemical Recycling: The PET Recyclers and the Philosopher’s Stone

Jordi Foguet Olives

Similarly to the Middle-Age alchemists, which  failed in their pursue of the Philosopher’s Stone dream but established the basis of modern chemistry, twenty-first century “alchemists” are working today to convert discarded or littered waste into one of the “golden materials” of our time: Renewable and sustainable plastics. Using the latest scientific approach and state-of-the-art technologies, success is now at hand.