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Innovative Technology for Bio-recycling of PET films

Clichy | France

Strives to help create a cleaner planet through a circular economy, resulting in less oil and gas consumption

Carbios has pioneered a new, bio-industrial solution to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers. It will start off with bio recycling of plastics and polyester fibers in PET plastic, a first step towards industrializing the technology it has designed. 

The company had a recent investment from L’oreal.

Source : https://www.textileworld.com/textile-world/fiber-world/2019/06/loreal-invests-in ...

Technology

Carbios’ solution using highly specific enzymes that can recycle much broader PET plastics and polyester fibers feedstock than other recycling technologies. This innovative process creates recycled PET equivalent to virgin PET, which can be used for applications like bottles and other forms of packaging.

Relevant industries

  • Food and Beverage
  • Cosmetics
  • E-commerce
  • Chemical
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  • PET depolymerization into monomers by enzymes
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