Accelerating Net Zero Chemical Manufacturing: Waste polymers as a feedstock

  • John McGeehan (Invited speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description of Activity

Invited Speaker at the Knowledge Transfer Network. Spoke about Waste Polymers Event (Chemical & Industrial Biotechnology Series). The KTN Chemistry and Industrial Biotechnology Team believe that given the current policy messages around Net Zero and the drive towards a more Circular Economy, there is a need to act now to develop new value chains for chemicals from alternative feedstocks so that we can lead in Net Zero chemical manufacturing. 
Plastic waste which cannot be mechanically recycled can be used to produce refinery type products like aviation fuel, this and other opportunities for the use of plastic waste are explored in this session. 
Period24 Nov 2020
Held atKnowledge Transfer Network, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational