Plastic sorting problems? Sorted

Today, plastic recycling is imperative; however, the act of separating different types of plastic is slow and labour intensive. Here, we find out how NIR spectroscopy can help…

Plastic recycling plays an important role in preserving the planet’s resources and reducing the pollution caused by different types of plastic. Food containers are often comprised of plastics, such as yoghurt cups, juice bottles, plastic cutleries, etc.

Plastic contamination in the ocean in the form of large colonies of plastic or microbeads has been a major problem in the last decade, with marine life suffering significantly as a result.