Golden, Colorado (October 28, 2016) - Alchemy Bicycle Co, a Denver-based custom bicycle frame builder, and Vartega Carbon Fiber Recycling announced today that they have entered into a joint recycling agreement which will commence immediately.
As part of the agreement, Alchemy will provide Vartega with its scrap carbon fiber for recycling in Vartega's novel chemistry-based recycling process. This allows Alchemy to divert hundreds of pounds of scrap from landfill every year. Alchemy is also looking at ways to incorporate recycled carbon fiber into its bikes and find ways to incorporate it back into their supply chain.
About Alchemy Bicycle Co.
Founded in 2008, Denver based Alchemy Bicycle Co. builds the finest road, ‘cross and mountain bikes available. Blending old world craftsmanship and attention to detail with leading edge technology, each Alchemy frame is crafted by hand from carbon, stainless steel or titanium. For more information on Alchemy and its offerings ranging from full custom to stock, please visit AlchemyBicycles.com.
About Vartega Carbon Fiber Recycling
Vartega Carbon Fiber Recycling LLC is a recycler of advanced materials – specifically strong and lightweight carbon fiber – used in the aerospace, automotive, wind energy, and sporting goods industries. Founded in 2014, Vartega has developed patent pending recycling technology to address the 15,000 metric tons of carbon fiber waste that is being landfilled and incinerated every year. Vartega’s technology uses a low energy chemistry-based process to free carbon fiber filaments for use in carbon fiber nonwoven fabrics, yarns, thermoplastic pellets, and 3D printing filaments. For more information, visit www.vartega.com.