Silicone rubber recycling plant completes phase one

The first silicone rubber recycling plant in the U.S. has completed phase one of development. Started in 2018, ECO USA’s pilot facility has undergone tremendous growth. It can currently recycle approximately 500 metric tons of silicone monthly, with plans for reaching 1,000 metric tons in the near future. The success comes at a pivotal moment when a surge of silicone waste is being observed as a result of the increase of silicone usage in product manufacturing.

ECO USA offers manufacturers an environmentally friendly option for removing used, wide spec, expired and scrap silicone materials. Until recently, the only end of life options available were limited to discarding into landfills or incineration…

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