Carbios

Green chemistry company providing an industrial solution to PET recycling

Headquarters
Saint-beauzire, France
Chief Executive Officer
Jean-Claude Lumaret
Year founded
2011

Carbios is developing biological and innovative technologies to revolutionize the end of life of plastics and textiles. Through its unique approach of combining enzymes and plastics, Carbios aims to address a major challenge of the times: plastic and textile pollution. Its enzymatic recycling technology deconstructs any type of PET plastic waste into its basic components, which can then be reused to produce new PET plastics of a quality equivalent to virgin ones.

As we near commercialization, it is a pleasure to be a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. After 10 years of intensive R&D work, our PET recycling technology is able to meet increasing market demand for high-quality recycled PET.
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