Carpets get a second life

European researchers have developed a new recycling process that enables high-quality polypropylene to be recovered from carpet waste for the first time.

Recycling plastic without sacrificing quality

Plastic made from lipoic acid can be recycled into high-quality material, 87 percent can also be reused in the process. Which heralds a new environmentally friendly alternative to standard plastic.

Mechanized recycling – from pants to car seats

The German company imat-uve is working on an industrial solution for the recycling of old clothes made of composite fibers, which up to now have mostly been disposed of rather than recycled.