Is Plastic Recycling A Lie? Oil Companies Touted Recycling To Sell More Plastic : NPR

An NPR and PBS Frontline investigation reveals how the oil and gas industry used the promise of recycling to sell more plastic, even when they knew it would never work on a large scale.
also: https://www.marxist.com/capitalism-s-recycling-lie.htm

Source: Is Plastic Recycling A Lie? Oil Companies Touted Recycling To Sell More Plastic : NPR

Lab turns trash into valuable graphene in a flash: ‘Green’ process promises pristine graphene in bulk using waste food, plastic and other materials 

Scientists are using high-energy pulses of electricity to turn any source of carbon into turbostratic graphene in an instant. The process promises environmental benefits by turning waste into valuable graphene that can then strengthen concrete and other composite materials.

Source: Lab turns trash into valuable graphene in a flash: ‘Green’ process promises pristine graphene in bulk using waste food, plastic and other materials — ScienceDaily