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Closed Loop Foundation Provides Grants to Companies for Film Plastic Recycling Projects

Closed Loop Foundation Provides Grants to Companies for Film Plastic Recycling Projects

The foundation is awarding Zzyzx Polymers LLC and Drought Diet Products with approximately $300,000 in grant money.

The Closed Loop Foundation is awarding Zzyzx Polymers LLC and Drought Diet Products with approximately $300,000 in grant money to pursue emerging film plastic recycling projects. This effort is part of the foundation’s partnership with S.C. Johnson & Son Inc., which is particularly focused on finding new recycling solutions for its Ziploc brand of plastic bags.

Zzyzx plans to use its share of the money to purchase the equipment needed to scale up its technology for testing in a plastic processing facility, and Drought Diet will use its share to push post-consumer film in making irrigation piping products.

PlasticsNews has more information:

A pair of uniquely named plastic recycling companies are receiving funding from an affiliate of the Closed Loop Fund to pursue emerging film plastic recycling projects.

Both Zzyzx Polymers LLC and Drought Diet Products are getting the money through the Closed Loop Foundation, which is working with S.C. Johnson & Son Inc., to finding ways to enhance film recycling. S.C. Johnson is, in particular, focused on recycling solutions for its Ziploc brand of plastic bags.

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