Oil From Plastic

The amount of plastic that we use and sell in the store has been an increasing worry to us, both from the standpoint of our carbon footprint (with regard to climate change) and with regard to the phenomenon of Peak Oil and decreasing world energy supplies.

Here’s a video from United Nations University that shows a Japanese inventor and CEO named Akinori Ito, whose table-top-sized machinery might not only be the answer to overflowing landfills, but also might help us eke out our energy supplies a little longer.  Brilliant!

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