plastic-to-fuel News

  • Green Dot Bioplastics Introduces New Biodegradable Plastic for Horticultural Applications

    What's more symbolic of sustainability than nurturing a healthy garden? Greenhouses and gardeners can now lessen the environmental impact of plastic pots with a new high-performing biodegradable plastic from Green Dot Bioplastics. Made from 80 percent reclaimed and 80 percent biobased material, Terratek® BD2114 from Green Dot Bioplastics is a renewable and biodegradable ...


    By Green Dot Bioplastics LLC

  • The first Allburn incinerator is heading for Africa

    It is only a little over two months since we announced the launch of our new competitively priced Allburn range of waste incinerators, but already this cost-conscious concept has proved to be so attractive that we have completed our first order and it is now ready for shipment to Guinea in West Africa. We introduced the Allburn brand in a bid to meet the requirements of those customers who, ...


    By Todaysure Limited

  • Plans for plants that can turn waste plastic into fuel

    A new plant which turns mixed waste plastics into liquid synthetic fuels is now fully operational in Ireland, with the promise of more similar plants to come in the UK and throughout Europe. Cynar Recycling’s first plant in Portlaoise, Ireland can process up to 20 tonnes of waste plastics per day, producing up to 19,000 litres of fuel products at a conversion rate of 95%. The plant uses a ...

  • Plastics Manufacturer Warns Companies about New Fuel Tank CARB and EPA Regulations

    Flambeau Fluid Systems, a leading plastics manufacturer of fuel ...


    By PRWeb

  • Eaton’s advancements in fiber-reinforced plastics providing lighter, stronger materials for more fuel-efficient aircraft

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation’s advancements in the production of safer, lighter and stronger composite materials are leading the way to significant improvements in weight savings and fuel efficiency for next-generation aircraft. Engineers at Eaton’s Engineering Center in Pune, India, have developed a multi-scale modeling methodology for short-fiber reinforced ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Italy customer set up successfully waste plastic to fuel oil pyrolysis plant

    Italy customer bought a set of waste plastic to fuel oil pyrolysis plant from Doing company.In spite of the Italy customer can't speak English,he always translated Italian into Enlish by Google to contact with us.When he visit our factory and communicates with our colleagues detailed.With our help ,he get the ...

  • Italy customer set up successfully waste plastic to fuel oil pyrolysis plant

    Italy customer bought a set of waste plastic to fuel oil  pyrolysis plant from Doing company.In spite of the Italy customer can't speak English,he always translated Italian into Enlish by Google to contact with us.When he visit our factory and communicates with our colleagues detailed.With our help ,he get the license in Italy .The Italy customer place the order right now and buy the waste ...

  • Plastic Recycling

    Only 2.5 % of all municipal waste is selectively collected in Poland. Plastic waste comprises around 14 % of all Polish domestic waste, most of it PET. However, only 6% of it is recycled, while in Europe the figure is 45%! PET processing is done by three companies in Poland: Elana PET - part of the capital group Boryszew (produces 120,000 tons of bottles per year), Polowat (18,000 tons per year) ...

  • The ultimate fuel

    In three years a new type of battery may be available, using urine as an energy source. The inventor, Dr Ki Bang Lee (South Korea), has created his own business, K B Lab, in Singapore. He intends to make the batteries himself and/or have other companies develop them under licence. The battery consists of a strip of filter paper containing cupric chloride. A cathode is sandwiched between a ...

  • Big Push to Recycle Plastic

    Cold extrusion is playing an ever greater part in recycling of waste plastic, and the Department for Business and Enterprise is sponsoring research into development of the machinery necessary for such work. Engineers at Bradford University have built a pilot plant and are running a series of trials with different processes, feed plastics, additives, and final products. Leader of the project, Dr ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Temperature Controller for Plastics Applications

    Automated Control Engineering Group (A.C.E.) in partnership with WEST introduce the ...

  • Mining the sea of plastic

    Earlier this month, two ships sailed from California to study a large patch of the Pacific Ocean, known as the 'plastic vortex,' where maritime currents are causing plastic litter to congregate. Scientists aboard will try to determine how much plastic is in the vortex and its impact on marine life. They will also consider whether it can be recovered. One of the ships is a sailboat named Kaisei; ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Plastic identification codes for recycling

    All over the world, many types of plastic is commonly used. Plastic has been given a numbering category or identification code for the different types so it can be sorted accordingly. Each type of plastic melts at a different temperature and displays different properties. The identification system divides plastic into seven distinct types and uses a number code generally found on the bottom of ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • Fire retardant plastic sheeting

    Our company recently joined the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) so we can better understand how we can help our customers protect themselves from the ravages of fire. In the polyethylene industry, Fire Retardant products have been around for a few decades, but have really only come into their own over the past 15 years or so in the USA. Fire Retardant products were much more popular, ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • Plants: a source of `green` plastics?

    Most plastics are derived from fossil fuels, but new research suggests that soon it may be possible to 'grow' plastics. With around 100 million tonnes of plastics used each year worldwide, finding a renewable and biodegradable source of plastics could help reduce both carbon emissions and landfill waste. Plants have been used to produce plastics for some time, with plastics made from plant ...

  • PlumbBetter Plastic Manifolds

    - Four new additions to the PlumbBetter Family   IPEX is pleased to announce the addition of our Plastic Manifolds, for PEX and XPA, ...


    By IPEX

  • Vacuuming plastics from the oceans

    As marketers increasingly look to brand their companies as "green" to win a larger share of consumers" greenbacks, the vacuum maker Electrolux"s green marketing campaign offers stark contrast to BP"s "greenwashing." The embattled oil company changed its logo into a green-and-yellow sunflower and its slogan to "beyond petroleum" - then pumped millions of gallons of oil per day directly into the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Plastics in the Marine Environment

    An ongoing study of biodegradation rates of polymers has led to the development of a new ASTM International standard, D7473, Test Method for Weight Attrition of Plastic Materials in the Marine Environment by Open System Aquarium Incubations. The new standard is under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee D20.96 on Environmentally Degradable ...


    By ASTM International

  • Home composting of biodegradable plastics

    ASTM International Committee D20 on Plastics is currently developing a new standard, WK35342, Specification for Home Composting of Biodegradable Plastics. The proposed standard is under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee D20.96 on Environmentally Degradable Plastics and ...


    By ASTM International

  • Plastic recycling: future potential

    At the conference on the future of plastic recycling, 2009, which was held in Krefeld at the beginning of September, Herbert Snell, vice-president of the Federal Association for Secondary Raw Materials (BVSE), said that the economic crisis had affected the sector, but there is no reason to make a drama out of it. The crisis will not kill off plastic recycling, but provide new opportunities. Snell ...

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