Australia grants $16.5m for its ‘biggest’ PET plastics recycling facility

It will have the capacity to recycle the equivalent of an estimated one billion PET bottles a year

US announces $27m for advanced plastic recycling tech

The projects are expected to help improve existing recycling processes that break plastics into chemical building blocks, which can then be used to make new products

Total to convert refinery to zero-crude platform with €500m investment

The project will process animal fats from Europe and used cooking oil to produce sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel

France’s Total buys plastics recycling firm Synova

It produces around 20,000 tonnes of polypropylene a year, made from recycled plastics for car manufacturers