INEOS Styrolution proves chemical recycling of polystyrene

Styrenics giant INEOS Styrolution has completed the first successful test runs producing virgin polystyrene from previously depolymerized material. The experiments took place at the company’s Antwerp site in Belgium. The lab-scale quantity of general-purpose polystyrene produced from 100 per cent recycled styrene monomer signals a game changer in polystyrene production, according to the company. The…