Researchers may find the new solutions for areas affected by oil spills. The new polymer, acted like a sponge to remove crude oil and diesel from seawater, has appealing qualities: potential to be less expensive and more sustainable than current cleanup tools. We will see the final results, but hope for the best.

Oil spills could be soaked up by a new floating substance that combines waste from the petroleum industry and cooking oil, according to new research led by South Australia’s Flinders University. The new polymer, made from sulphur and canola cooking oil, acted like a sponge to remove crude oil […]


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