Curated by: Luigi Canali De Rossi

Thursday, April 17, 2003

How can waste materials be converted into fuel?

How come we never hear of these items in the mainstream news?
Ever wondered?

"The process is designed to handle almost any waste product imaginable, including turkey offal, tires, plastic bottles, harbor-dredged muck, old computers, municipal garbage, cornstalks, paper-pulp effluent, infectious medical waste, oil-refinery residues, even biological weapons such as anthrax spores.

According to Appel, waste goes in one end and comes out the other as three products, all valuable and environmentally benign: high-quality oil, clean-burning gas, and purified minerals that can be used as fuels, fertilizers, or specialty chemicals for manufacturing."

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posted by Robin Good on Thursday, April 17 2003, updated on Tuesday, May 5 2015

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