Plastic surgery

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Chemists have a key role to play in pushing back the tide of plastic waste The picture above this article is jaw-dropping: a sandy beach stretching around an uninhabited smidge of land in the Pacific Ocean called Henderson Island. It should have been beautiful – but the remote shoreline of this World Heritage Site was littered with every conceivable type …

How technology is helping to rid our oceans of plastic waste – Interview on France 24

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Saving the world’s oceans Recycling End-of-Life Plastic into wax and oils France 24 featured an interview with Adrian Haworth, Sales and Marketing Director of Recycling Technologies, covering the problems of recycling plastic and what is being done by Recycling Technologies to help combat rising levels of plastic in the world’s oceans and excess amounts of End-of-Life Plastic in landfill and …

‘Surely You Can’t Be Serious!’

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Since getting involved with plastic waste as part of a project at the University of Warwick in 2010 I’ve opened a few crumpled plastic bags in search of answers and uncovered the grubby truth behind many recycling claims, frequently asking “Surely you can’t be serious?” – Adrian Griffiths for Huffington Post. Read the full article here: Huffington Post: Surely You …

Innovation in Recycling: Plaxx creates circular economy for plastic

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Plastic tends to get a bad rap for various reasons, but Recycling Technologies MD Adrian Griffiths thinks we should give it some credit … According to research by The Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), just 14 percent of plastic packaging is collected for recycling, globally … To address the issue, Recycling Technologies came up with a recycling process that takes all …

Problem Plastics

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How do we change the image of plastic as a problem material? Adrian Haworth, sales and marketing director at Recycling Technologies, seeks to explain… According to a report published last year by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, McKinsey and the World Economic Forum, it is forecast that by 2050 there could be more plastic by weight in our oceans than fish. Currently, …

BBC Radio 5 Live, Sunday Breakfast Interview with Adrian Griffiths

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Recycling Technologies was featured in an interview with BBC 5 Live’s Sunday Breakfast on the 12th of February, 2017. Adrian Grifiths spoke about the pilot plant, the RT700, that is currently in operation in Swindon, as well as the potential for mass production of the RT7000 to tackle the problem of End-of-Life Plastic at its source. Listen to a clip …