Why PepsiCo, L’Oreal and Nestle are banking on this French plastics recycling startup | Greenbiz

June 4, 2020 EcoVadis ‏‏‎


That little recycling symbol on the bottom of a soda or shampoo bottle has a dirty secret. There’s only a 30 percent chance the PET plastic in the bottle will get turned into a new plastic product, and the chance it will become another soda or shampoo bottle is almost zero.

The French startup, Carbios, hopes to change that with a new enzyme — one that could usher in an entirely new way to recycle plastic, one that actually lives up to the arrows of the symbol.



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