Recycling plastic, a bold new source of eco-friendly shipping fuel?

A new research project in the UK is testing whether residual waste plastic could be turned into an alternative fuel to power ship engines. If successful, the new fuel could prove a cleaner and cheaper substitute for heavy fuel oil, a highly toxic substance currently dominating the marine fuel market…

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