30 Oct '16, 6am

Researchers Recycle Plastic Bags into Usable Fuel

Researchers Recycle Plastic Bags into Usable Fuel

A group of scientists in India have developed a process to transform disused plastic bags into usable fuel. Researchers at the National Institute of Technology and the Centurion University of Technology and Management Odisha are targeting low-density polyethylene plastics, or LDPE, for their high petrochemical content. Rather than simply recycling the plastics into new plastic products, the process extracts useful fuel from the petroleum-based bags , diverting waste from the landfill while also creating energy.

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