Status
In Progress
Material Class
Polymers
specific materials
Polyurethane
20-01-RR-4071

Reprocessing and Upcycling of Mixed Polyurethane Waste Streams

NODE
Technical Thrust
Recycling & Recovery
Chemical & Solvent-Based Recycling & Separation (Atomic/Molecular) Technologies
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This project seeks to increase post-consumer polyurethane foam recycling and circularity through an innovative reprocessing strategy which incorporates a catalyst into the post-consumer materials to enable these materials to be reprocessed by extrusion or injection molding at elevated temperatures to useful products.

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