Plastic fuel

From Seasteading
Revision as of 00:29, 21 June 2008 by (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

The Pacific Gyre collects absurd amounts of plastic, which decompose into microscopic polymers and float on the top of the ocean. It might be possible to skim this layer off the surface and convert it into fuel -- there are ways to convert polymers directly into fuel oil.