How do you turn a plastic bag into fuel?

Thursday 4th Apr 2019, 10.30am

There are a lot of plastic bags out there. Every year we get through one trillion plastic bags worldwide! Quick maths – that means we are using one million bags a minute!

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could turn this plastic into something useful – say fuel for your car? On this episode of the Big Question Podcast we are looking at the world of waste and asking: how do you turn a plastic bag into fuel?

To find out we visited the Centre for Innovation and Enterprise to meet Ben Williams, CEO for Oxford Sustainable Fuels, a new spin out from The University of Oxford.