Old friends find new way of breaking down plastic for recycling

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A recently published story in the Aiken, South Carolina Standard features the recent plastics recycling work of Ames Laboratory and collaborating institution Clemson University.

"Igor Luzinov of Clemson University is teaming up with an old friend for research that could lead to a new way of recycling polystyrene, a widely used plastic that shows up in products ranging from disposable food containers to foam packaging materials.

Luzinov, the Kentwool Distinguished Professor, is working with a team that includes Viktor Balema, a senior member of the scientific staff at Ames Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy national lab located on the campus of Iowa State University."

Link to the full story: Old friends find new way of breaking down plastic for recycling