National lab tackles the waste plastics problem

2021-07-13

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory is a major hub of scientific progress toward a circular economy. The lab is tackling the problem of waste plastics -- from upcycling polyethylene plastic waste, to developing an environmental impact analysis tool for sustainable polymers, to working to make recycling plastics, at long last, a financially viable enterprise.

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