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Pilot seeks to find out if PEF from sugarcane could be more economical than PET at scale

Queensland study will first assess biofuels from biomass before turning to bottles

Could PEF from sugarcane be more economical than PET at scale?

By Richard Whitehead

Researchers in eastern Australia have started work on a three-month pilot plant to prove the economic viability of turning sugarcane waste into other compounds, including plastic drinks bottles.

EFBW plastic bottles recycling re-use circular economy Green Week

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Can re-use of plastic from bottles become 'standard practice'?

By Rachel Arthur

Better legislation in emerging economies, improved infrastructure, and encouraging consumers to recycle is needed to boost the re-use of plastic from bottles, according to the European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW).


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