Local recycling S.E

Local social enterprises collecting plastic for recycling into fuel.



reducing landfill and transport cost of waste.

Why the contribution is important

Investing profits back inti brum

by Oxymoron on October 20, 2015 at 02:38PM

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  • Posted by John November 07, 2015 at 18:37

    This is very interesting - converting waste plastic wrappings back to oil. They blow around and are a big component of street litter. Being very light weight, they wont be worth sending to recycling, and it is not feasible to separate the different types of plastic. There should be a way to convert mixed plastic to some useful product close to where it arises. Cracking plastic to oil happens in enclosed space and will be a cleaner process than burning it in the incinerator as happens at present .Also more of the energy value would be captured. Worth investigating...
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