(Source: tcetoday.com)

A new chemical technique to recycle polycarbonate plastics using abundant and environmentally-friendly glycerol can recover up to 98% of the plastic’s monomer, bisphenol A (BPA), for reuse. Polycarbonate plastics are difficult to recycle mechanically due to the low quality of the recovered material, while many chemical recycling processes use harsh reagents or conditions.

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