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Only 14% of plastics are recycled – can tech innovation tackle the rest?

Only 14% of plastics are recycled – can tech innovation tackle the rest?

The world recycles just 14% of the plastic packaging it uses meaning that 8 million tons of it ends up in our oceans each year. As well as killing wildlife, concerns are now being raised about toxins making their way into our food chain.

Now, a number of small, young companies are beginning to focus on developing recycling technology to tackle that troublesome 30% of plastic packaging that is headed to landfills at best – and, at worst, to our rivers, lakes and oceans.

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