The Urethane Blog

Mattress Recycling

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.

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Covestro Recycling Project

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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Vita Opens Innovation Center

Technical Innovation Centre launched by MP

It has been a Budget Week like no other with a big focus on kick-starting the economy and ‘building back better’.

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Stockmeier UL Certified Products

STOCKMEIER Urethanes now has UL GREENGUARD and UL GREENGUARD Gold Certified products. Their certified products have undergone rigorous scientific testing to meet some of the world’s most stringent chemical emissions requirements.

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Path to Sustainable MDI

Covestro : receives first delivery of sustainable benzene from Total

01/27/2021 | 04:50am EST

Covestro has received its first delivery of 2,000 metric tons of sustainable benzene from Total and by that achieved a further milestone on its way towards a Circular Economy.

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Glycolysis Analysis

Life Cycle Assessment of Polyurethane Foams from Polyols Obtained through Chemical Recycling

  • Alessandro Marson
  • Massimiliano Masiero
  • Michele Modesti
  • Antonio Scipioni
  • Alessandro Manzardo*

Cite this: ACS Omega 2021,

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Sika Launch

Sika Launches its New Purform® Polyurethane Technology and Invests in Production Facilities in Düdingen


Sika, the world’s biggest manufacturer of adhesives and sealants for the building sector and automotive industry,

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