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Sept. 20, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

A secret to reusing waste heat: Your microwave

In the time it takes you to reheat yesterday's pizza, microwave energy can be used to create compounds that capture wasted heat from cars, machines and industry and turn it into electricity. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Energy efficiency, Oregon State University, Waste heat



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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