Here's a fun fact: did you know that Americans alone throw 2.5 million plastic bottles away every hour...? A Japanese company called Blest may have a solution to all that waste by developing a machine that turns Plastic into Oil. It is also the "smallest and safest oil-to-plastic conversion machines out on the market today."
The key to the process is an , which heats the plastic enough to melt, but never to the point where it burns, thus avoiding any CO2 fumes. Two pounds of plastic fed to the machine gets you a quart of oil.