Tobias Tøstesen Transforms 8,000 LEGO Windows into a Dazzling Chandelier!

April 16, 2013 by  
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Europe’s TyGRe Project Turns Old Tires Into Energy and Valuable Materials

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Photo via Shutterstock When tires reach the end of the road, they often wind polluting the environment in landfills. In Europe alone, 3 million tons of tires are produced each year – and 60-70% of them are dumpstered. To take advantage of this untapped resource the EU has created the TyGRe Project , which is researching ways that old tires can be turned into new sources of synthetic fuel and precursors to electronic components. Read the rest of Europe’s TyGRe Project Turns Old Tires Into Energy and Valuable Materials Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Ceramics , electronics , enea , EU , fuel , italy , portici , Recycle , silicon carbide , syngas , tire , trisaia , tygre project        

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