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With the search for recoverable hydrocarbons expanding to hotter, deeper and further offshore realms—some even more frigid, as in the case of the Arctic—and the development of alternative energy technology, the idea of turning hydrocarbon-based consumer products back into oil seems too good to be true. One company, however, is making this concept a reality, by becoming the first in the world to successfully convert unused, untapped energy contained within waste plastic, thus giving a whole new meaning to the phrase, “one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.”

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