CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL RECEIVES ISCC PLUS CERTIFICATION, SECURES SUPPLY AGREEMENT WITH NEXUS AS ADVANCED RECYCLING PROGRAM MATURES

HE WOODLANDS, Texas — 1/25/2021 — Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) today announced two significant developments in its advanced recycling program which converts waste plastics into circular polyethylene. Since introducing Marlex® Anew™ Circular Polyethylene in October, the company has received certification through the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification PLUS (ISCC PLUS) process and signed a long-term […]

IS CHEMICAL RECYCLING DOOMED, AS GAIA CLAIMS?

A detailed and informed response to the GAIA report, authored by Jeff Gold, CEO and founder of Nexus Fuels. The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) recently released a report titled, “Chemical Recycling: Status, Sustainability, and Environmental Impacts.” In this report, authors Andrew Neil Rollinson and Jumoke Oladejo make a number of assertions regarding the […]

SHELL ANNOUNCES NEXUS PARTNERSHIP, OFFTAKE AGREEMENT AND CIRCULAR RECYCLING STRATEGY.

Atlanta-based Nexus Fuels LLC recently supplied its first cargo of pyrolysis liquid to Shell’s chemical plant in Norco, Louisiana, USA where it was made into chemicals that are the raw materials for everyday items.  Shell is working with multiple companies who collect and transform plastic waste in order to scale this solution to industrial and profitable […]

TOUGH QUESTIONS — AND HONEST ANSWERS — ABOUT MOLECULAR PLASTICS RECYCLING

Molecular recycling, aka chemical recycling, is a technically proven way to put waste plastics back into circulation as virgin plastics — a 100% circular solution. But to succeed in the marketplace, technology is not enough: It’s also about business and execution. In 2013, I was discussing Tesla with an ex-automotive CEO, and the points he […]

USING PLASTIC WASTE AS A CHEMICAL FEEDSTOCK

Shell is also exploring process technologies that could transform post-use plastic into useful liquids that could be used as a source of energy, as chemicals or as new products. Shell is using a liquid feedstock made from plastic waste in its chemical plant in Norco, Louisiana, USA to make a range of chemicals. The liquid, […]