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Collecting 22,000 pounds of plastic waste: igus supports Plastic Fischer’s initiative

Published on: March 27, 2023

igus finances plastic waste collection in Indian rivers 27 March 2023 – Millions of tons of plastic enter the oceans every year. The majority is flushed from land into the oceans by thousands of rivers. Organizations like Plastic Fischer are trying to counteract environmental pollution with their project. Since 2021, the non-profit has been collecting […]


Pioneering recycling project by igus partner Mura Technology continues to gain momentum

Published on: September 8, 2022

Recycling pioneer Mura Technology is making great strides in the construction of the world’s first HydroPRS plant, scheduled to go into operation in early 2023 8 September 2022 – Recovering crude oil from plastic: British company Mura Technology (Mura) is pursuing this goal with the HydroPRS™ process to advance the circular economy of plastics – […]


When plastic becomes oil again: igus invests in chemical recycling pioneer

Published on: February 19, 2020

Cat-HTR technology developed by a German scientist regains resources from plastic waste in 20 minutes February 19, 2020 – igus announced it has invested more than $5 million in a commercial plant that will recycle plastic waste within 20 minutes. Using Cat-HTR (Catalytic Hydrothermal Reactor) technology, the process will enable oil obtained from the recycling […]