A few years ago, a small upstart company made waves by claiming to have mastered a process for turning turkey parts and used tires into oil and distillates using heat and pressure — cheaply and with no foul emissions. It sounded too good to be true.
Apparently it was too good to be true. A recent report summarizes the technical challenges, high costs, and neighborhood complaints that have plagued the company.
At least they’re trying. Maybe someday somebody will get it right.