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We all know the mantra “reduce, reuse and recycle,” but what if that could be more literal when it came to auto parts? 

Sebastian Blanco and Grace Sharkey look into what one company is doing to put trash into new forms of auto-grade plastic parts. They welcome Jack Bigio, CEO of UBQ, to talk about how he is convincing Daimler (and the rest of the auto industry) that the future of parts lies in the trash people already produce. 

The methods at UBQ don’t require typical recycling approaches such as sorting and cleaning the items. Instead all pieces of trash are accepted and can help make plastic greener for the automotive industry. 

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