GAIA: chemical recycling a distraction, not a solution

The Alliance of non-governmental organizations Global Initiative for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) has published a technical report and research briefing on chemical recycling technologies for plastic waste.

It identifies limitations related to environmental emissions, carbon footprint, scale-up and economic viability.

Based on this research, GAIA argues that chemical recycling does not fit within circular economy.

Read the article and the technical assessment at

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