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Published on Thursday, 06 October 2016

New technique chemically recycles polyester

Written by John Mowbray

A schematic of the new facility which will open in summer 2017

TOKYO – A Japanese textile recycling specialist has developed a break through process to produce a new option for chemically recycling polyester into textiles and fabrics using post-consumer clothing. The new technology, which is different from existing polyester recycling technology, will secure raw textile materials from its partners in Japan such as the corporate retail group Aeon and Ryohin Keikaku – the brand owner of multiple channel retailer Muji. By John Mowbray.


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