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The Fifth Estate interviews Licella CEO: The chemical recycling technology that might unlock a plastic neutral Australia

The chemical recycling technology that might unlock a plastic neutral Australia

Poppy Johnston | 25 June 2019

Imagine a technology that could soon make Timor-Leste the first plastic neutral economy in the world. A breakthrough technology that turns plastics back into oil is now commercially viable, with the potential for 80 plants throughout Australia and work under way in the UK and Canada.

“We don’t need to be scared of fossil oil – there’s nothing wrong with plastics… the problem is we throw it all away,” Humphreys says.

“So we just need to look at it in a different way – it’s a resource and something we can use again and again.”

Read the full article from The Fifth Estate here