Tag: fuel

  • This British Firm is Creating Fuel through Recycled Plastic

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    Most of the worlds plastic will end up in landfills and a fair amount of it will end up in the worlds oceans. But there is hopes of a change coming with this new British recycling firm!  “There is a great demand right now for recycled material..” Says Adrian Haworth of Recycling Technologies.  The firm, […]

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  • Food Waste in America Causing Environmental Harm

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    Our species is pretty good at wasting food. Some we discard at the farm for being undersized or oddly shaped. Others we allow to decay in their shipping containers, thrown away before they even reach shelves. We leave even more foodstuffs wasting away in grocery stores, often by letting it sit there until it reaches […]

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  • Electric Busses; Avoiding the Need of Oil

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    The global fleet of electric buses is already helping cities avoiding the purchase of 279,000 barrels of oil per day, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Diesel buses consume an extraordinary amount of fuel compared to a passenger vehicle. Bloomberg noted that “For every 1,000 battery-powered buses on the road, about 500 barrels a day of […]

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  • Toyota’s Heavy-Duty Fuel Cell Truck Project Moves Forward

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    In 2017, we took a look at Project Portal, Toyota’s plan to test a heavy-duty, zero-emissions truck at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles in California. The idea was to power an 80,000lb (36,288kg) Class-8 tractor-trailer with hydrogen fuel cells and then put it to work hauling shipping containers at one of the nation’s […]

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