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Agilyx attracts cash for turning plastics to oil

Portland, Oregon area start-up lands $22 million to ramp up technology which turns recycled plastics into a synthetic crude oil which can be refined for fuel or other oil-based products, such as plastic.

By March 31, 2011


Fill 'er up with plastic? Waste turned into oil

Startup Agilyx raises $25 million to finance four planned plants that will take post-recycling plastic and convert it into synthetic crude oil.

By December 20, 2011


U.S. missing out on energy from trash, study says

Columbia University researchers estimate 5.2 million U.S. homes could be powered annually by energy derived from non-recycled plastics, and 16.2 million from municipal solid waste.

By October 12, 2011


In green tech, debate over singles versus home runs

Green-tech startups are splitting between those which swing for the fences and others who just try to hit safely but there's a need for both types to foster innovation.

By September 28, 2011