Endlessly recyclable plastic created

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Endlessly recyclable plastic was invented in the USA. The development was presented by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Experts published their research in Science Advances. The new polymer was named poly (diketoenamine) or MPC. It has the properties of plastic, but it can be recycled many times without degradation. The study says that only 10% of all recycled plastic can be re-made suitable for further use. Also, all plastic processing technologies require additional additives. The new polymer does not need additives, and the efficiency of the technology is close to one hundred percent. Invented claim that MPC is not toxic to the environment and humans. In the work, a virtual simulated installation with an annual capacity of 20 thousand tons was performed. It combined the production of a new MPC and the processing of the used one. Calculations were made of the cost of raw materials and auxiliary materials, as well as the level of emissions. It turned out that all parameters are significantly lower than those of “classic” plastics.