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Styrofoam activate carbon

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Khánh Le khanhns35

Styrofoam activate carbon

28/08/2019 at 04:05

Sustainably clean water sourcing could be one road block. This made me think of a Ted talk about how a team took Polystyrene (a thermos Plastic) not commonly sought after and made activated carbon used for filtering watering into clean drinking water.

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23/12/2019 at 20:48
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Is this the Video?

From packing peanuts to disposable coffee cups, each year the US alone produces some two billion pounds of Styrofoam — none of which can be recycled. Frustrated by this waste of resources and landfill space, Ashton Cofer and his science fair teammates developed a heating treatment to break down used Styrofoam into something useful. Learn more about their original design.
https://www.ted.com/talks/ashton_cofer_a_plan_to_recycle_the_unrecyclable

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