Making Oil out of Plastic

Don't know if it would work on a large scale, but Japan's Blest Company has "developed a machine which recycles plastic waste back into oil. "The Blester is a batch type oil machine which can recycle polypropylene (PP), polyethylene (PE) and polystyrene (PS). Recycling plastics can lead to an 87% reduction of carbon dioxide. There are two main Blester products. The Blester L and the Blester S. The latter is mainly used in schools to recycle the plastic waste accumulated at lunchtimes. It is a functional educational tool for adults and children alike as it's effective in reducing waste plus it instills in people the importance of conserving the earths resources. The oil produced is used as an alternative fuel for alcohol lamps, boilers and power generators." ::Diginfo News

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