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Jocelyn commented on Plástico Infinito

Do you collect material? What types and volumes do you collect?

We can talk about it, but it is not easy to bring any forms of government as partners! They usually don't even understand their own regulations and by-laws under which they operate which limits their areas of implications.

Best in our case was to establish relationship with key private companies and then reachout to the government either for demonstration purpose to then bring a valid showcase to higher levels in the government.

What i experienced is that there is mainly alot of dragging individuals in the government structures that slow down innovation. If you are lucky, you'll find a champion that will help you through until you face a hard NO. Governments are not risk takers. Private companies neither, unless the risk they take offers an incredible payoff by solving a problem.

That is a possibility. The primary objective of Pyrowave is really to close the loop and therefore we emphasize on re-using the output products like the monomers to make virgin products. Alternatively someone could burn that liquid as it contains also a high calorific value and power up an engine. If the primary objective in this case would be to remove plastics from the ocean and use the energy from it to power the engine, that could work but obviously the impact would be reduced as opposed to using the chemicals to make new polymers and products.