22 Dec 2011

Turning Recycled Plastic into Synthetic Oil


Agilyx has found a way to turn recycled plastics back into there original form of crude oil. large scale efforts will begin with four plastic-to-oil plants by the end of next year and will be selling the synthetic crude oil to oil refiners.  It will take 8.5-10 pounds of plastic to produce 1 gallon of the synthetic crude oil. While 7% of the worlds oil supply is being used for plastics, refining the plastic into oil will not replace the need for crude oil.

Full article can be viewed HERE

Website: www.agilyx.com/


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