CBE-led team receives grant to improve plastic package recycling

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Published May 19, 2021

A UB team has received a $555,000 grant aimed at recycling plastic packaging materials.

The project is led by CBE professor Paschalis Alexandridis. CBE professors Amit Goyal and Marina Tsianou are co-principal investigators on the project as well. 

The project focuses on addressing plastic waste that impacts the environment and food supply throught the use of solvents to remove plastics from additives and impurities for further repurposing. The team has secured a grant for two years and $555,000 funded by the REMADE Institute.

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