Unless they are specially designed bio-plastics, most plastics, which are all made from fossil fuels, don’t degrade quickly into the environment—in fact, they may take hundreds or even thousands of years to break down.

But now, a joint U.S.-China team of researchers have finally discovered how to turn discarded plastic items, like grocery bags and plastic bottles, into useful products like much needed (and cleaner burning) fuel.

Read more at The Los Angeles Times


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