Enzymatic Degradation of PET (Polyester) for Infinite Recycling
The presentation covers Carbios C-ZYME™ technology to make circular PET packaging and polyester (woven and non-woven) textile, using a biological process to degrade PET into its two constituting monomers, and infinitely make from PET waste a polymer resin with virgin-like properties. The presentation updates Carbios project development, with market leaders (L’Oréal, Nestlé Waters, PepsiCo and Suntory Beverage & Food Europe) and the construction of a first reference unit, with a processing capacity estimated at ca. 50,000 tons of wastes per year by 2025.
About the orator
Bruno Langois is business development and partnership direct at Carbios. Carbios is a French company in the field of biochemistry. Among other things Carbios has invented an industrial application of enzymes renders plastic waste compostable.
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