Wednesday, 25 Aug, 2010 Environment
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Latest Invention: Machine that Turns Plastic Back Into Oil

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An inventor from a Japanese company called Blest, managed to create a machine able to transform plastic back into oil, thus proving hope that it is possible to reduce plastic waste that not only pollutes the ground but also forms huge islands in the oceans.

Akinori Ito has invented a machine that can be of different sizes, and which can be used at home and industrial plants.

Ito's latest invention can turn a kilogram of plastic waste into a liter of oil. Though such process uses 1 kilowatt of electricity, the machine does not emit carbon dioxide.

It is worth mentioning that instead of using flames, the machine makes use of a temperature controlling electric heater. It can process almost anything, including polyethylene, polystyrene and polypropylene. However, it is unable to process PET bottles, reports Akihabara News.

The oil obtained during the process can be then used to create gasoline, Diesel and Kerosene.

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39 votes

//13 Dec 29, 2010 11:44 AM | posted by: JC
Wow!the invention is great and its thanks to the inventor.If that machine undergoes mass production or make it on a larger scale, plastic waste could be drastically reduced and help our environment.What a great invention it is.=)
39 votes

//12 Nov 14, 2010 06:54 PM | posted by: subhash maurya
it is very wonderful discovery this technology should be used in saving nature not only our waste plastic will reduce but it will also provide us fule this is great challenge in mordern life & discoverer should awarded
54 votes

//11 Oct 25, 2010 06:12 PM | posted by: MURUGAN MANOJ KUMAR
this invention is just amazin and tis is one such aid that can solve many major environmental probs.! hats off to the inventor.!
46 votes

//10 Oct 23, 2010 07:44 PM | posted by: shaffi
its a gre8 invention .. hope v will hav reduction in pollutants and thereby in polllution by dis technique.. plzzz export dis machine to my india also.......
44 votes

//9 Oct 17, 2010 06:52 AM | posted by: v.rajshekar06@gmail.com
fabiliouus invention,plz try to pass this invention to all countries like INDIA ..try to implement this invention in all over the world so,that we can reduce the global warming and save our lifes. once again hats of to the inventor...encourage them..
45 votes

//8 Sep 28, 2010 05:53 AM | posted by: Kichu
this is really a great invention.i don't understand why the countries are not yet adopting this.i'm a 16 year old and i live in KERALA,INDIA.I think the authorities should open their eyes to this.
47 votes

//7 Sep 21, 2010 08:10 PM | posted by: SWATI
Amazing invention! It is indeed a like knight in a shining armour to heal the world! Kindly furnish the email id as I would like to show this to the students of my school.
49 votes

//6 Sep 13, 2010 02:25 PM | posted by: presitha
This is such an wonderfull idea...all the countries should implement this idea...
44 votes

//5 Sep 12, 2010 10:37 AM | posted by: ranjani
its superb.......great...world co2 emission can be greatly reduced by this invention... hats off to inventor
42 votes

//4 Sep 06, 2010 11:59 PM | posted by: EcoChick
Why isn't the US using this revolutionary technology?!?
46 votes

//3 Sep 06, 2010 10:11 PM | posted by: gamini K.
Dont be amazed! An inventor from the poverty stricken Sri Lanka has developed and set up a factory about 100 km from Colombo already.I think while the Japanese brother of ours should be commended for his efforts the credit for the invention should go to the Sri Lankan! For further details contact the Ministry of environment Sri Lanka or the The Hon Minister of Power and Energy.(The inventor uses waste Pet bottles and polythene)
43 votes

//2 Sep 05, 2010 08:29 PM | posted by: deepufreak_smart@yahoo.com [InfoTOT]
then wat about the plastic pipes?? and plactic wires???? ....... is this can be done for all type of plastics... please can u tell me breifly ??? i want to give a poster presentation on it and make people aware on this event .......
49 votes

//1 Sep 02, 2010 06:54 PM | posted by: mishi
its a very great discovery.i dont know why the countries have developed this technique till now.the person who has discovered this machine should be honoured for conserving nature.

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