This Oil Giant Is Waging War On Plastic Waste

One of the world’s biggest oil companies, BP, has developed a technology that could transform difficult-to-recycle plastic waste into new feedstocks, allowing for recycling of plastic bottles again and again, the UK supermajor said on Thursday. The new technology, called BP Infinia, is aimed at turning plastics from “single use” to “endless use” by transforming currently unrecyclable polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic waste back into new, virgin-quality feedstocks, the oil company said, as the debate about the…