Plastic to Fuel Conversion

$7,235 of $40k goal

Raised by 89 people in 19 months
www.cleanoceansinternational.org In 35 years as a boat captain I have witnessed a steady decline in ocean health. Plastics are a large part of that enviro damage and in 2004 I began a journey to see what we could do that makes a difference.

Plastic pollution often results from poor or nonexistent recycling options or the lack of motivation to bother trying. Most plastics are recycled when it is profitable to do so, and the price varies with the petroleum market.

We first learned about plastic to fuel conversion in 2009 and began our education process about the technology and the options available. P2F creates far greater value for recycling than the current market.

We discovered that most conversion processes are similar, building sized facilities converting tons per day and that served a small market of corporate clients.
We were hoping for something small enough to reach smaller communities, and  soon we found it. 

We have set up a relationship with our local College and University to examine the fuel this process creates and wish to share this with our community and local industry in order to insure that this process is safe and clean.

We would like help purchasing a small scale P2F converter to run our tests with school, community and agriculture industry to introduce a profitable recycling option that is compact enough to set up in remote or isolated areas. The profitable aspect of this technology will introduce a motivation to better manage plastic waste, in turn keeping it from our ocean environment.

We could certainly use your support. Thank You
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Update 11
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13 months ago
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We appreciate all the help in 2015.
Find us at Clean Oceans International.org and get involved in 2016
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Update 10
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17 months ago
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Our GoFundMe project manager recently returned from Rio De Janeiro where the plastic problem is growing daily. The Olympic sailing events are at risk along with the athlete health. More news coming soon.
A day in Guanabara Bay, Rio De Janeiro
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YOUR donations at work. We got a fantastic deal on a nitrogen generator to reduce fire hazard when cooking plastic at 800 degrees F. Long drive from San Diego to Santa Cruz. Thanks Gregg Lynn and Southwest Airlines.
Thanks to all of our supporters. Please share.
Gregg Lynn, gettin the show on the road
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Maura Wittler
17 months ago
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Is this Jim I wirkes with for the halloween fundraiser? If so how else can i volunteer besides donations? Just got in to town and have been raising awarness coast to coast about plastic ro gas

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Paul Hedberg
18 months ago
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It sounds like a good idea. When I first learned of the great Pacific Trash Heap, I envisioned something like this that could extract the plastics like the old Kelco Kelp harvesters and convert it to Trex type material or energy. Are you making the information "Open Source" like Tesla?

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June Moroney
18 months ago
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What a great project, and Jim, you have the knowledge to carry it out!

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Claudia Rocha
18 months ago
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Great cause ... No more plastic at landfields! Please share

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Kayt Barclay
19 months ago
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It sounds very good would be lovely to see it go forward, good luck

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$7,235 of $40k goal

Raised by 89 people in 19 months
Created July 28, 2015
SC
$20
sofia chen
2 months ago

thank you for tackling this extremely important issue <3

MK
$100
Mary Kline
11 months ago
GT
$1,000
Gregory & Karleen Turnbull
13 months ago
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VL
$40
Valley Isle Kombucha Co. LLC
15 months ago (Monthly Donation)
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VL
$40
Valley Isle Kombucha Co. LLC
16 months ago (Monthly Donation)
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NP
$50
Nadine Portugal
16 months ago
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CB
$10
Carol Benton
17 months ago
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Thank you for your vision.

MK
$50
Marc Kraft
17 months ago
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KH
$5
Kelly Hafen
17 months ago
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VL
$40
Valley Isle Kombucha Co. LLC
17 months ago (Monthly Donation)
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Mahalo!

Maura Wittler
17 months ago
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Is this Jim I wirkes with for the halloween fundraiser? If so how else can i volunteer besides donations? Just got in to town and have been raising awarness coast to coast about plastic ro gas

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Paul Hedberg
18 months ago
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It sounds like a good idea. When I first learned of the great Pacific Trash Heap, I envisioned something like this that could extract the plastics like the old Kelco Kelp harvesters and convert it to Trex type material or energy. Are you making the information "Open Source" like Tesla?

+ Read More
June Moroney
18 months ago
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What a great project, and Jim, you have the knowledge to carry it out!

+ Read More
Claudia Rocha
18 months ago
2
2

Great cause ... No more plastic at landfields! Please share

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Kayt Barclay
19 months ago
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2

It sounds very good would be lovely to see it go forward, good luck

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