Plastics From Fishing Gear, Marine Debris Turned Into Lumber in Cordova
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Turning plastics from old fishing gear and marine debris into durable lumber is building momentum from coast to coast and one Alaska entrepreneur plans to take it on the road.
Patrick Simpson of Cordova received a $100,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to develop a mobile plastic waste recycler. He told Liz Ruskin of Alaska Public Media that the recycler would fit into one or two 40-foot container vans for easy transport to local communities...
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