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  • Plastic shopping bags make a fine diesel fuel, researchers report

    Used plastic shopping bags can be converted into petroleum products that serve a multitude of purposes.

    Used plastic shopping bags can be converted into petroleum products that serve a multitude of purposes.

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  • To reach Brajendra Sharma, call 217-265-6810; email bksharma@illinois.edu. The paper, “Production, Characterization and Fuel Properties of Alternative Diesel Fuel From Pyrolysis of Waste Plastic Grocery Bags,” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.