Plastics-to-Fuel

With the help of OSU Chemical Engineering professor, Skip Rochefort, and his students, Helen Liu is developing a small-scale machine to convert plastics back to fuel. The goal is to create de-centralized units that can travel to where the plastics are being collected and turn them into usable fuel to be used nearby.

Here are photos from the Plastics-to-Local-Fuel booth at the Asian Celebration in Eugene, Oregon,
Feb. 16-17, 2019. 

2020 UPDATE:

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from Feb. 15, 2020 

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Reactor prototype

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Photo: Steven Miyamoto

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Photo: Steven Miyamoto

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Helen preparing the backdrop for her booth at the Asian Celebration.

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Claudia Ponton weaves traditional Japanese sandals using strips of plastics and fabric.

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Talented seamstress, Lucy Alvarez, made corsets out of plastic bags for this event!

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Soprano, Laura Wayte, enthusiastic supporter of my plastic art projects.