I have a well-stocked supply of electronic "stuff," so this project won't cost more than about $US 30. I have bi-color (green-red) LEDs, small toggle switches, a few resistors, and wire on hand. I just ordered a heavy-duty case and some contact strips.
Although plastics make up only about 11% of all US municipal solid waste, many are actually more energy-dense than coal. Converting these non-recycled plastics into energy with existing technologies could reduce US coal consumption, as well as boost domestic energy reserves, says a new study.
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