Renewable Matter # 26 / March-April

From Plastics to Oil

by Katie Pyzyk

Agilyx, a U.S. pyrolysis company that has spent almost 15 years perfecting synthetic oil production, has now amplified their operations to welcome a rarely recycled material: foam.


Almost 15 years ago Agilyx opened a pyrolysis plant that specialises in processing hard-to-recycle mixed plastics into high-quality synthetic crude oil. In April 2018, the Tigard, Oregon-based company delved into new territory that has the potential to revolutionise polystyrene (PS) recycling. Agilyx has started operating a circular chemical recycling system that de-polymerises...

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