Unilever and Alibaba launch 'world first' AI-powered closed-loop recycling system

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One of the newly installed AI recycling machines in China | Credit: Unilever
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One of the newly installed AI recycling machines in China | Credit: Unilever

New recycling machines are being installed in Shanghai and Hangzhou, with an eye on rolling them out right across China in the future

Two of the globe's biggest consumer goods firms have come together to create recycling machines that use artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically identify and sort plastic packaging. The Waste...

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