“This plastic is not garbage. It is oil, gasoline, kerosene.”
You must watch this video of a small machine – about the size of a large coffee maker – that converts plastic trash into usable oil. Akinori Ito’s company ‘Blest’ manufactures industrial plastic to oil conversion machines, but he wanted to make a small home version that anyone could use.
At US$9,000 a shot, the price will have to come down substantially – but do you remember what you paid for your first VCR or computer? It will happen.
Watch the video, read the article I’ve linked to below and dream of what might be if these machines become cost-effective to manufacture.
I’m getting chills of excitement watching the video and thinking about the future. Continue reading