Japan Partnership for Circular Economy

Japan Partnership for Circular Economy


PS Recycle Technology

[Company / organization] Sulzer Japan Limited

For pyrolysis of polystyrene, which Sulzer perform with its technology partner VTT, combining the strength of Finland’s strongest research organization with Sulzer’s existing SuRe™ styrene technology. Testing different polystyrene wastes including contaminations of polyethylene and polypropylene has been shown to achieve a 64% yield for styrene monomer. The quality of the monomer is suited to the production of polystyrene in all qualities, including for food packaging applications.

Reference link

https://sustainability-report.sulzer.com/sites/default/files/2023-03/sulzer-sustainability-report-2022.pdf and https://sustainability-report.sulzer.com/