The Chemical Recycling Posse: The Good, the Bad, and the Lucky

Nexus Fuels: Real numbers and a low profile. Aside from Agilyx’s achievements — PlasticsToday ran an update on progress it has made at its Oregon facility — there is another success story I’ve been made aware of: Nexus Fuels in Atlanta. Nexus’ President and co-founder Eric Hartz has always been forthcoming on the company’s progress using real numbers, while keeping […]

Cushman & Wakefield Retained by Nexus Fuels for Multi-Site Selection

Waste to Virgin Plastics Company Pursuing Expansion Plans Across Globe ATLANTA, June 08, 2021 – Cushman & Wakefield announced today that the commercial real estate services firm has been retained by Nexus Fuels, an Atlanta-based waste to virgin plastics company, for site selection services across the globe as part of their expansion plans.… Read More

Earth911 Podcast: Nexus Fuels’ Jeff Gold on Molecular Plastic Recycling

Earth911’s Mitch Ratcliffe talks with Jeff Gold, founder and CEO of Altanta-based Nexus Fuels, which processes 50 tons of plastic daily using molecular recycling that breaks the material down into the basic elements of hydrocarbon found in oil so it can be reused in new plastic. It’s the leading edge of chemical technologies for creating a […]

Nexus and Wood Collaborate on Global Circular Solution for Waste Plastics

Waste-management and energy-production company Nexus announced that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Wood plc, a consulting and engineering firm, to globally expand its advanced molecular plastics recycling business to meet demand from plastics producers. “Our strategic relationship with Wood provides the foundation and resources for Nexus to accelerate global growth and help […]

Are Chemical Recycling Claims Sometimes Misleading? Yes and No . . . But Mostly, Yes

On Sunday, March 22, John Oliver did an in-depth piece on HBO’s Last Week Tonight devoted to waste plastics recycling. He highlighted correctly the challenges of handling plastics labeled with resin identification codes 1 to 7, which is complicated for consumers. However, his point — illustrated by “chasing arrows” — that no scaled solution exists for most plastics is inaccurate. […]

Nexus Fuels turns plastic back to oil. With the help of Cox Enterprises, it’s ready to scale.

When Jeff Gold started Nexus Fuels, he measured success in oil droplets.   He was researching a way to use a thermo-chemical recycling process in order to convert certain plastics back into oil, which can then make more plastics. During lab testing, producing 16 drops of clean, usable oil felt like a success.  More than a decade into perfecting the process, the […]


Nexus Fuels, LLC (Nexus), a leading circular waste-plastics operation, has secured a major investment from Cox Enterprises to accelerate its market expansion. Nexus converts waste plastics, formerly bound for landfills and oceans, back into their original components so they can be used to create new materials. Nexus’ environmentally friendly recycling process can convert waste plastics […]