A $10 million, ten-year research collaboration to advance the reuse and recycling of plastic in Canada and around the world.
Almost 80% of all post-consumer plastics in Canada currently end up in landfills. Innovative thinking is critical to address this complex societal issue.
As a polytechnic, NAIT is dedicated to helping industry develop practical, impactful solutions to address their specific needs and challenges.
In the largest applied research partnership in NAIT’s history, the polytechnic has partnered with Heartland Polymers, Inter Pipeline's polypropylene brand, a world-scale energy infrastructure company developing North America’s first integrated propane dehydrogenation and polypropylene complex, to advance the reuse and recycling of plastic in Canada and beyond.
In partnership, NAIT and Heartland Polymers are developing solutions to ensure that waste plastics are reused as a valuable resource in the development of other products, while reducing their environmental impact.
Listen to the November 17, 2022 Plastics Resesarch in Action annual update.