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Egyptian Teenager Turns Plastic Trash Into Biofuel

Azza Faiad plastic biofuel

A teenage girl has discovered an inexpensive way to turn plastic trash into biofuel and this idea could be worth tens of millions of dollars a year. Azza Faiad’s idea attracted the attention of the Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, who gave the teen access to a lab and its researchers in …

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Eco-friendly Homes Made of Plastic Bottles

Ecotec Environmental Solutions' plastic houses

People from Africa to Latin America are recycling bottles and using them to build fireproof, bulletproof, environment friendly homes. For about a quarter the cost of a conventional home, folks can build a two-bedroom house from 14,000 recycled plastic bottles by using the technique known as bottle walls. The bottles are filled …

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