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Carbios launches the industrialization of its recycled plastic


The Auvergne chemist will invest 100 million euros in the creation of a factory which will produce by 2025.

Carbios is getting closer to the goal.

By 2025, recycled plastic produced from its enzymatic recycling technology is expected to hit the market.

This green chemistry specialist plans to invest 100 million euros in the construction of a plant capable of producing 40,000 tonnes per year.

"Time is running out, several million tons of recycled plastic capacity will very quickly run out,"

explains Martin Stephan, Deputy CEO of Carbios, a company created in 2011 by the Truffle Capital fund, listed since 2013.

The challenge is to meet the needs of large PET customers

(petroleum-based plastic, editor's note)

, including the giants of detergents, drinks and shampoos, all of which have made a commitment to integrate recycled plastic into their packaging by 2030. New technologies like ours are needed to meet demand



Read also:

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Source: lefigaro

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