Old clothing to be turned into airplane biofuel
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Japan Airlines, Tokyo’s Green Earth Institute and recycling company Japan Environmental Planning (Jeplan) have formed a partnership to develop commercial bioethanol. Using Jeplan’s technology, used cotton garments are broken down through fermentation to release the necessary sugars to produce the fuel. The company is already working with an extensive network of retailers, helping them recycle extraneous and used goods.
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