Using plastic waste as plane fuel!

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Using plastic waste as plane fuel!

#1 Postby C.O. » Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:32 am ... um=twitter

This is so cool, I think humans are intelligent enough now that we can figure out how to do pretty much anything (I bet we could have cured aids 20 years ago). If only we could get our government to implement these amazing things to help save our planet before its too late.


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Re: Using plastic waste as plane fuel!

#2 Postby Compassion » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:43 pm

And it doesn't produce pollution when burned. This is amazing !

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Re: Using plastic waste as plane fuel!

#3 Postby asparagus » Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:48 pm

Actually, the article states that the distillation procedure is clean, not the burning of the fuel. It is still hydrocarbon fuel (diesel) in an internal combustion engine, and as such will still produce all the same products when burned. However, using end-of-life non-recyclable plastic that would otherwise just sit in a landfill for 1000 years as viable fuel is a good step in the right direction.
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