"Zabaleen" is the Arabic term for those visionary and enterprising people whose culture revolves around recycling. The Zabaleen are experts at "transforming one man's garbage into another man's gold" and aspire toward a net zero-waste economy. Applied and supported this could lead to true energy independence, not only by radically reducing our demand for "raw materials" and hard to extract natural resources but by recycling other less obvious phenomena and materials that are now wasted.
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Ammonia fueled cars
The NH3 Car from U Michigan is one of those exciting developments that need more coverage. This truck runs primarily on ammonia, using other fuels (ethanol, H2, gasoline, natural gas) for start up and idling. I'll be following this one!