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Articles mapping out the future of waste. Blogs at www.garbologie.com
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Mining Tomorrow's Plastics

Mining Tomorrow's Plastics | The Future of Waste | Scoop.it

MBA Polymers is doing great things in taking post-consumer plastic and recycling them into new plastics.

 

It is one of several different approaches to the problem of waste plastic, and perhaps one of the best in its commitments to converting plastic back into plastic.

 

If we could have a world where plastic does not go to waste, but is instead feedstock for furthermanufacturing, then MBA Polymers will have been an important player in that transition. 

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CynarPlc - Turning Plastic Waste to Fuel

CynarPlc - Turning Plastic Waste to Fuel | The Future of Waste | Scoop.it

The Cynar Technology converts mixed Waste Plastics into synthetic fuels that are cleaner, low in sulphur and in the case of the diesel, a higher cetane than generic diesel fuel. The key elements of the Technology involve pyrolysis and distillation.

 

A full scale plant is already in operation in Ireland, and a second one has been awarded planning permission.

 

In a promotion of the plastic to diesel process, a light aircraft will fly from Sydney to London on diesel produced by Cynar. For more, see http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/16/business/energy-environment/halfway-around-the-world-fueled-by-plastic-trash.html

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