23 May - TotalEnergies partners in new advanced recycling project
According to an official press release on the company’s website, France-based multinational oil and gas company TotalEnergies has signed a commercial agreement with US-based company New Hope Energy in order to build an advanced recycling plant in Texas.
The plant will convert end-of-life plastic waste into a recycled feedstock. TotalEnergies will partly purchase and convert this feedstock into virgin-quality polymers and use them for food-grade packaging.
Lummus Technology will provide patented pyrolysis technology for the new plant. The proposed plant will process and convert more than 310,000 tons/year of mixed plastic. The plant is expected to become operational in 2025.
TotalEnergies will use 100,000 tons of Recycled Polymer Feedstock (RPF) in its Texas-based production units to produce high-quality polymers suitable for food-grade applications such as flexible and rigid food packaging containers.