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PLA sorting ‘easy’ claim partners

Tomra Recycling and TotalEnergies Corbion have conducted a sorting test with polylactic acid (PLA) and have found that sorting it from municipal mixed plastics waste is “easy and straight-forward”. Using a Near Infra-Red (NIR) sorting machine, PLA trays mixed with other post-consumer plastics items were fully recovered with a very high purity at the Tomra…

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