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Old 10-28-2012, 08:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Kilgore Trout View Post
Re-cycling is not at zero sum game. There is actually a lot of energy and a fair bit of raw material consumed.
How so? URL? If you want to go into the weeds.... What about the cost of engines that fail prematurely due to oil not sufficiently lubing? There is the re-manufacturing (or scrapping) cost that is incurred sooner than would have occurred if the oil had been changed more frequently. Somehow, I suspect the re-manufacturing/pre-mature scrapping cost far exceeds the cost of the lost oil in re-cycling.
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