Covestro pilots chemicals recycling process to close loop on used mattress foam
Article by Adam Duckett
Around 30m mattresses are discarded in the EU each year
COVESTRO has begun to pilot a chemical process to recycle the foam from used mattresses.
Closing the loop for polyurethane mattresses
Covestro: a pioneer in foam recycling and cycle design
- Innovative process for recovering both core raw materials
- New pilot plant for chemical recycling put into operation
- Trailblazer for industrial recycling
- Co-shaping the circular economy in cooperation with value chain
Covestro has developed an innovative process for the chemical recycling of polyurethane (PU) flexible foam from used mattresses.
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Life Cycle Assessment of Polyurethane Foams from Polyols Obtained through Chemical Recycling
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