Houston can be leader in global plastic sustainability, says Baker Institute expert

, Houston can be leader in global plastic sustainability, says Baker Institute expert, The Circular Economy

Houston, as the intellectual capital for the energy industry, can become a global leader in advanced plastic recycling, according to an expert from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.  Advanced recycling, or chemical recycling, transforms post-use plastics into their original, chemical building blocks so they can be continually reintegrated into the supply chain. Houston has the largest concentration of petrochemical manufacturing in the world, giving it “enormous leadership opportunities,” according to Rachel Meidl, the fellow for energy and environment at the Baker Institute’s Center for Energy Studies.
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