Waste to Energy Plants: Benefits and Concerns – Explained, pointwise

For 7PM Editorial Archives click HERE → Introduction The Union Home Minister recently inaugurated a Waste to Energy Plant at Tughlakabad in New Delhi. The plant is expected to treat 2000 metric tonnes of waste in the national capital per day. The plant will generate 5 MegaWatts (MW) of energy. The Union Home Minister said the the plant… Continue reading Waste to Energy Plants: Benefits and Concerns – Explained, pointwise

Researchers turn plastic waste into jet fuel

A research group led by Washington State University scientists has found a way to turn daily plastic waste products into jet fuel. The research has been published in the journal Applied Energy. The research team had tested low-density polyethylene and mixed a variety of waste plastic products, like water bottles, milk bottles, and plastic bags,… Continue reading Researchers turn plastic waste into jet fuel