New Invention Converts Plastic Grocery Bags Into Fuel at Home

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Desktop machine turns plastic into fuel.

Plastic bags help you carry your groceries home, they make excellent liners for smaller-sized trash cans, and now they can help you to heat your home. A Japanese inventor has found a way to convert plastic grocery bags, bottles and caps into usable petroleum.

 

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California to Become the First State to Ban Plastic Bags

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 Californians use an estimated 19 billion plastic bags a year.

California is to become the first US state to ban plastic bags in supermarkets in a move Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger called a “great victory for the environment.”  Shoppers will have to bring their own reusable bags or pay at least 5 cents each for recycled paper ones under the ban which was approved by state politicians.