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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


Deep fry your food, without the oil

Want crispy french fries with a decadent fast food taste, hold the heart attack? Of course you do. And now you can have them.

By April 7, 2010


Fast food at home

Microwaving french fries usually results in soggy potatoes. But with the Microwave French Fry Maker, you can get crispy fries without dragging out the fryer.

By October 31, 2008


U.S. gives $650 million loan aid for biofuels from waste

Government is supporting the development of new feedstocks for ethanol to ease dependence on corn.

By January 21, 2011


GM's waste won't be headed to a landfill

Sixty-two General Motors manufacturing plants have achieved "zero landfill" status by recycling or reusing all normal plant wastes, meaning 43 percent of its global manufacturing facilities no longer send any production waste to landfills.

By May 7, 2010


ElectraTherm gets funds for 'waste-heat generator'

The company gets $2.6 million to further develop generator that makes electricity from industrial waste heat at factories, saw mills, and oil and gas fields.

By November 12, 2008


Transitioning to a post-peak oil world

A Boulder, Colo., nonprofit is urging communities across the country and the world to prepare for the chaos that could come from the end of cheap oil. Daniel Terdiman reports for Road Trip 2009.

By June 24, 2009


Waste-to-fuel firm Changing World files for IPO

Changing World Technologies makes diesel fuel from animal and agricultural wastes with a process that could work with household trash, plastics, and even electronics.

By August 14, 2008


True Green Confessions shares your planet-wasting ways

Guilty of crimes against the earth? This site shows you're not alone.

By September 7, 2007


KFC fried-chicken keyboard: It's finger-clicking good

KFC Japan offers up a bizarre Twitter contest with the lucky winner taking home a keyboard decorated with fried chicken parts.

By September 5, 2014