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Closing the Cycle on Single-Use Plastics

Petroleum-based plastic waste is an untapped resource that can serve as the starting material for useful durable materials and for fuels. But looking at a mountain of plastic waste and seeing its value “requires an innovator’s mindset, a chemist’s ingenuity, and a realist’s understanding of the economics involved,” says an international team of scientists in describing their new research.

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