Start-up Recycles Chewing Gum into New Polymers
from Plastics Today
Gumdrop Ltd., founded by product designer Anna Ballus in 2009, is the first company in the world to recycle chewing gum into a range of new polymers that can be used in the rubber and plastics industry. According to its website, Gumdrop Ltd. has been founded on a closed loop recycling process. Gum-tec is used to manufacture the Gumdrop and Gumdrop on-the-go, pink receptacles designed specifically for the disposal of waste chewing gum.
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