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Machine Reverts Plastic To Oil
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Machine Reverts Plastic To Oil
A group in Japan has devised the technology to convert discarded plastics back into oil. One kilogram of plastics, if burned, can produce 3 kilograms of CO2. When reprocessed by the machine, that one kilogram of plastic can yield up to one liter of oil.

Click here for the United Nations University page on this great invention.

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Posted by Tibor on July 24, 2011
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