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What is ‘cotton candy’ plastic, and how can it help keep refugee shelters warm?


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  • Four friends spent more than a decade designing a machine that recycles plastic waste.
  • The Polyfloss machine spins plastic into thin fibers that can be used for insulation. 
  • The company plans on deploying the machine globally to reduce trash and help keep shelters warm.

Inspired by cotton candy, four friends spent more than a decade designing a machine that turns locally sourced plastic waste into thin fibers that can be used for insulation. They plan on deploying their product around the world to reduce trash and help keep even the most basic shelters warm.

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