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Eco-friendly technology to produce energy from textile waste

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Eco-friendly technology to produce energy from textile waste

Photo by Steve Buissinne on Pixabay. Article by . Phys.org – June 14, 2021.

A team of scientists from Kaunas University of Technology and Lithuanian Energy Institute proposed a method to convert lint-microfibers found in clothes dryers into energy. They not only constructed a pilot pyrolysis plant but also developed a mathematical model to calculate possible economic and environmental outcomes of the technology. Researchers estimate that by converting lint microfibers produced by 1 million people, almost 14 tons of oil, 21.5 tons of gas and nearly 10 tons of char could be produced. […]

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