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Plastic bags recycled as fuel for cars: Scientists have developed a new, relatively low-temperature way to con...

Plastic bags recycled as fuel for cars: Scientists have developed a new, relatively low-temperature way to con...

Scientists have developed a new, relatively low-temperature way to convert certain kinds of plastic waste, such as plastic bags into liquid fuel for use in cars. Researchers in India have developed the method for recycling a common type of plastic called low-density polyethylene (LDPE), which is used to make many medical and laboratory equipment, computer components and of course; the ever-familiar plastic bag. Chemist Achyut Kumar Panda of Centurion University of Technology and Management in Odisha, India is working with chemical engineer Raghubansh Kumar Singh of the National Institute of Technology, Orissa, India to refine the process. So far, the scientists have developed a technique, whereby they convert the plastic to fuel by heating the plastic waste to between 400 and 500C over a catalyst made of kaolin (a clay mineral containing aluminium and silicon) to break dow...

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