Our events Past events 2019-20 Plastic fantastic: solving plastic waste Adrian Griffiths, CEO of Recycling Technologies, Imperial alumnus When plastic first burst onto the scene in the 1950s it was hailed as a wonder material, now as waste it endures pariah status. Recycling Technologies has engineered a modular and scalable machine – the RT7000 - to chemically convert plastic waste, which currently cannot be recycled, into Plaxx® - a valuable hydrocarbon product. The machine is sized to be installed at existing waste sites and recycling centres, diverting residual plastic waste from ending up landfilled, incinerated or exported overseas. The RT7000 is broken down into modules, each module is built into a standard 20ft ISO shipping frame for ease of, mass-production in individual lines, transportation worldwide either by land or sea, and allowing for quick on-site installation. Recycling Technologies is engineering the RT7000 and developing the required technologies at its Facility in Swindon, UK. Adrian Griffiths revealed to an enthralled audience that new approaches to recycling may well re-secure its "fantastic” status. We're sorry, but the deadline for signing up to Adrian Griffiths talk on Plastic fantastic: solving plastic waste has now passed so we cannot accept any more participants. Thank you for your interest in Friends of Imperial College and hope to welcome you to another event soon!