BUSINESS IN VANCOUVER “FIXING COMPOSITE MATERIALS’ RECYCLING PROBLEM”

Aug 30, 2023 | Financial News, Innovation, Press Coverage, Sustainability

ALUULA Founder & CEO, Richard Myerscough

“Whether it is a 100-metre long wind turbine blade, your kids’ school backpack or an old Gore-Tex jacket, one of the problems with anything made from composite materials is that most of it ends up in a landfill.” – Business in Vancouver

Composite materials are by nature difficult to recycle because they are made from more than one material, and are usually glued together or otherwise contain other materials, such as resins.

“For the most part, there’s really no technical fabrics out there that that can be recycled,” said Richard Myerscough, CEO of ALUULA Composites (TSX-V:AUUA), a Victoria company that developed a tough, lightweight material that can be recycled.

Read the full story: https://biv.com/article/2023/08/fixing-composite-materials-recycling-problem 

 

 

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