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CO2 Recycling Plant Helps Tehran Oil Refinery Gets a Touch of Green

Building CO2 recycling plants not only helps fight the menace of air pollution, but also assists in getting rid of outdated methods to produce food-grade CO2
CO2 Recycling Plant Helps Tehran Oil Refinery Gets a Touch of GreenCO2 Recycling Plant Helps Tehran Oil Refinery Gets a Touch of Green

In a renewed push to go green, the first phase of a carbon dioxide recycling plant was launched in Rey County (south Tehran) near Tehran Oil Refinery. 
Masoud Ahmadi, managing director of the factory, made the announcement on the sidelines of the inauguration on Tuesday, IRNA reported.
The factory annually converts 40,000 tons of CO2 emissions produced in the Tehran refinery into industrial and food-grade CO2, meeting 15% of the domestic demand for the product.
Prior to the construction of the complex, carbon dioxide —the most dangerous and prevalent greenhouse gas — was released into the atmosphere, exacerbating the air pollution in Tehran.

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