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Ford will recycle McDonalds' coffee waste material into energy efficient car parts including durable headlamps

Today, Ford announced a new partnership with McDonald’s to use waste materials from the company's coffee beans to create new car components. The new parts will be made from coffee h less energy intensive than traditional plastic parts, and they’ll also be lighter, making each car slightly more energy efficient. Ford says the chaff-based bioplastics will be used as a plastic replacement for a number of different parts, including new headlamp housings, which will be 20 percent lighter and require 25 percent less energy to mold. Read more....

 

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