DSM, AlliedSignal roll out carpet recycling strategy

Chemical manufacturers DSM and AlliedSignal are to build a recycling plant in the USA for carpet made from nylon 6. An expected German ban on landfilling of old carpets may lead DSM to build a similar plant in Europe. The US project appears to place rival carpet fibre producer DuPont at a marketing disadvantage because its carpet fibre, nylon 6.6, is proving harder to depolymerise.

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