Energy Recovery From Plastics

August 24, 2012

A recent study conducted by the University of Texas at Austin and the American Chemistry Council confirms the viability of using non-recycled plastics as a fuel source, say the two organizations. See how non-recycled materials were utilized in this video and read the article "From Trash to Treasure" in the Fall 2012 issue of <i>Renewable Energy from Waste</i> for more conclusions made from the study.


The Energy Recovery Agenda in Ohio

October 22, 2012

This video from the American Chemistry Council and the Ohio Chemistry Technology Council highlights ways in which nonrecycled plastics and other forms of waste can be part of the future of energy... Read More

Trash-To-Treasure: Turning Nonrecycled Waste Into Low-Carbon Fuel

April 16, 2013

Typically, MRFs landfill 5-15 percent of what they collect, much of it energy-rich plastic and paper. The Webber Energy Group at the University of Texas-Austin used this residue, along with... Read More

Plastics-to-Fuel: Creating Energy from Nonrecycled Plastics

May 28, 2015

This video produced by the American Chemistry Council's Plastics-to-Oil Technologies Alliance shows how companies are transforming used, nonrecycled plastics into oil, fuels and petroleum-based... Read More