Campaigners demand strict limits on ‘chemical recycling’ of plastic

Environmental groups have called for EU legislation to limit the use of chemical processes to reform waste plastic, arguing the chemicals industry has yet to demonstrate their safety and efficacy.

by Robert Hodgson
Plastic: report published last month suggested that chemical recycling processes have yet to be proven at scale (Photo by: marka/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
Plastic: report published last month suggested that chemical recycling processes have yet to be proven at scale (Photo by: marka/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

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