Achieving the promise of reduce, reuse, recycle with chemical recycling

| December 4, 2019

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There’s no consensus yet on whether chemical recycling is the silver bullet for the growing plastic pollution problem. What is clear, however, is that a solution needs to be found — and fast. Plastic and the use of plastic are not going away anytime soon. This quintessential representation of environmental pollution is readily available and highly valued in product packaging. Despite consumer calls for bans on single-use plastic and statewide legislation addressing these demands, plastic in all its forms has a large global market. Current demand for PET/PETE plastic and polyester fiber alone is nearly $130 billion with global production expected to grow 3-4% annually through 2022.

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HEKTAŞ TİCARET T.A.Ş.

Established by combining the savings of doctors, pharmacists, chemists and engineers for manufacturing and marketing of medical drugs in 1956, in Adana. HEKTAŞ directed to manufacturing and marketing of agricultural chemicals, which is its essential field of activity, in 1962 and established its first production plant in Istanbul.

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HEKTAŞ TİCARET T.A.Ş.

Established by combining the savings of doctors, pharmacists, chemists and engineers for manufacturing and marketing of medical drugs in 1956, in Adana. HEKTAŞ directed to manufacturing and marketing of agricultural chemicals, which is its essential field of activity, in 1962 and established its first production plant in Istanbul.

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