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Diesel fuel from pyrolysis of waste plastic grocery bags.

science24science24 Posts: 976 ✭✭✭✭✭
Plastic carrier bags could be used as an alternative fuel source producing diesel, study in the journal Fuel Processing Technology finds.
Read the PDF article here:

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378382014000290
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  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 9,843 mod
    edited February 2014
    :(
    I've tried.
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 8,828 mod
    ??? Really @April? What happened?
  • science24science24 Posts: 976 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited February 2014
    Tell me more @april,.................I am all ears.

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  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 9,843 mod
    I've tried to read the article. :(
  • science24science24 Posts: 976 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Let's read it on wednesday @april image
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 9,843 mod
    :)
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 8,828 mod
    Ha ha! @April, I thought you meant you had tried to make diesel from plastic bags. :)
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,539 mod
    With the amount of plastic waste that's generated, we won't be short of fuel with this idea. Sorry @Science24, I can't download anything. Kathmandu seems to be having a communication crisis and the internet and mobile phone networks seem to be at a standstill.
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 9,843 mod
    You can't expect that I'm so genius @Lynne. :))
  • komikomi Posts: 420 ✭✭✭
    I thought it would be a word of something else. Wrong turn.
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,539 mod
    Apparently plastic is recycled in Cambodia, but I was amazed to hear that glass isn't.
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,439 mod
    I guess plastics to chairs are good alternatives as well. :)

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