News

Below is a list of recent news related to the BOTTLE™ consortium.

October 2020

SLAC Researchers Join Effort to Make Plastic More Recyclable
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Oct. 28. 2020

Can Plastic-Eating Bacteria Help Cut Down on Pollution?
Marketplace, Oct. 26, 2020

BOTTLE Consortium Launches To Change the Way We Recycle
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Oct. 20, 2020

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $27 Million in Plastics Recycling Research and Development
U.S. Department of Energy, Oct. 15, 2020

Scientists Develop 'Super Enzyme' That Breaks Down Plastic Faster Than Ever
CBC Radio One, As It Happens, Oct. 1, 2020

NREL, UK University Partner To Dive Deeper into How Enzymes Digest Plastic
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Oct. 1, 2020

September 2020

Better Way to Recycle Plastic
Kelly Cutrara with Global News (21-minute mark), Sept. 29, 2020

‘Super-Enzyme’ Speeds Up Breakdown of Plastic, Researchers Say
New York Times, Sept. 29, 2020

August 2020

American Ingenuity Will Solve the Global Plastics Pollution Problem
U.S. Department of Energy, Aug. 11, 2020

July 2020

Report Released! Plastics for a Circular Economy Workshop: Summary Report
U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office, July 7,  2020

March 2020

Department of Energy Announces $25 Million for Plastics Recycling R&D, Launches Upcycling Consortium
U.S. Department of Energy, March 16, 2020

December 2019

Plastics for a Circular Economy Workshop
U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office, Dec. 11, 2019

November 2019

Department of Energy Launches Plastics Innovation Challenge
U.S. Department of Energy, Nov. 21, 2019