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Catalytic conversion of waste plastic bags into electricity using nanotechnology

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article image THE EFFECTS of plastic bags on the environment are really quite devastating. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), between 500 billion to a trillion plastic bags are used worldwide each year. The bags find their way directly into landfills, oceans, rivers, and parks. Normal plastic bags do not decompose quickly. Thus, these bags will be around for centuries. When they finally begin to break down, toxic substances will seep into the ground and be washed into lakes,…Read More