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Topic # 94937 22-Dec-2011 12:20 Send private message

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16288107


I wonder if this will ever progress to something that can be used widely?

A very exciting idea though, being able to use such a safe and common waste product and convert it into power. I know at my house we get huge amount of waste paper - which we do recycle. But imagine if you could just go out back and chuck it in one of these and charge up a big battery to supplement your house power. Or save for emergency?



 

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  Reply # 560693 22-Dec-2011 13:19 Send private message

So they are developing a technology to use paper as a fuel source to power devices including those designed to eliminate the need to use the worlds paper resources...interesting.





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  Reply # 560694 22-Dec-2011 13:20 Send private message

scuwp: So they are developing a technology to use paper as a fuel source to power devices including those designed to eliminate the need to use the worlds paper resources...interesting.



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  Reply # 560701 22-Dec-2011 13:44 Send private message

Looking at the bigger picture it could probably be developed to work with all manner of plant waste.
Weed ya garden, then use the weeds to watch a dvd

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  Reply # 560728 22-Dec-2011 14:47 Send private message

TheUngeek: Looking at the bigger picture it could probably be developed to work with all manner of plant waste.
Weed ya garden, then use the weeds to watch a dvd

Feed the clippings in the charger to charge up the perpetual lawn mower.... 

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  Reply # 560731 22-Dec-2011 14:51 Send private message

market is alongside:
 



For infinite win!!! Problem?
 



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  Reply # 560769 22-Dec-2011 17:48 Send private message

scuwp: So they are developing a technology to use paper as a fuel source to power devices including those designed to eliminate the need to use the worlds paper resources...interesting.



Well unless Smith City or Harvey Norman are going to send an Ipad down the street for everyone to gaze at the advertisements each week, I would assume that as ever there will be a large amount of waste paper... 

Unless trying to utilize waste is a bad idea?

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