You read that right, “Japanese company Blest has developed one of the smallest and safest oil-to-plastic conversion machines out on the market today.” Continue reading for a video preview. Click here for more pictures.

The key to the process is an electric heater, which heats the plastic enough to melt, but never to the point where it burns, thus avoiding any CO2 fumes. Two pounds of plastic fed to the machine gets you a quart of oil.

[via Dvice]