A Catalyst That Helps Change Plastic Into Gasoline

One of the best ways to improve engine efficiency and reduce emissions is to make cars lighter. That's often achieved by replacing metal parts with plastics. Trouble is, many plastics are notoriously hard to recycle. At the moment, portions of dashboards, seat covers, and floor mats that contain certain harmful compounds must be segregated and treated with chemicals before petroleum derivatives can be recovered from them.

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