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Study: Plastics, Garbage Fuel Texas Cement Kiln
8/9/2012

A study demonstrated that solid recovered fuel created from nonrecycled plastics and other waste can power energy-intensive commercial and industrial operations. (Source: Balcones Resources/University of Texas at Austin)
A study demonstrated that solid recovered fuel created from nonrecycled plastics and other waste
can power energy-intensive commercial and industrial operations.
(Source: Balcones Resources/University of Texas at Austin)

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Beth Stackpole
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Good for the environment, but what about safety?
Beth Stackpole   8/9/2012 10:34:14 AM
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Definitely an interesting idea to create fuel from non-recycled plastics. But while there are obvious energy benefits, what about the emissions and environmental/human safety factor? I, for one, am not a fan of breathing in what would seem to be plastic residue.

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