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Recyclable Plastic Rings

I’m not really sure how realistic this is, I did see it on the internet, so it could be true.  I think they would have a better chance at making it realistic if they got rid of the “green I’m better than you” vibe that the video gives off.  But hey, that’s me.  Saltwater Brewery is the place behind this “technology” looks like they’ve come up with a useful use for their left over by products of beer making.  That’s definitely the re-use part of the 3 R’s.

{imgur|Huffington Post}

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Snow Cleaners

Did you ever wonder how they clean the snow off large busses, and trucks that sit in parking lots over night?  I didn’t really wonder it, but while on a YouTube blitz I discovered this video:

What I was wondering was how to big cities melt their snow.  Due to “environmental” concerns, NYC can’t just dump the snow in the East River.  So instead giant melters are used to melt the snow.  The melted snow, or water, will eventually find it’s way into the East River somehow though, so it’s all good.

In case you’re wondering, this is how they melt the snow, with a giant tea pot essentially