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Cars cash ford recycling

Published on April 25th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


Ford to Recycle Money?

Ford (and some other car companies) have increasingly gotten into using recycled materials in their cars, but this is a surprising one — Ford may start recycling money, using old shredded cash that would otherwise go to the landfill or be burnt. Here’s more from Gas2:

Ford Looking To Add Shredded Money To List Of Recyclable Materials (via Gas 2.0)

As automakers continue to look for ways to make themselves more profitable and efficient, their interest in renewable materials has grown and grown. With many old petroleum-based standbys growing more expensive oil prices took off, car makers like Ford are looking to renewable alternatives. One alternative…

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