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In light of the Exxon and BP oil spills are we ready to begin using human hair fiber in a better configuration to aid in clean up efforts?

During the BP oil disaster I had the ability to develop green tech using human hair in apparatus that are modular in design and can be applied to any oil spill scenario. As a hairstylist I know first hand the characteristics and capabilities of hair. Oil adsorbsion is one characteristic it possess.

In light of the Arkansas spill, when will we begin to use some common sense solutions to complex matters. Re-engineering the mousetrap does not help in most scenarios, and requires more effort and time thus exacerbating the situation.

Alternative solutions ,Alternative sources Alternative methods and ideas are welcomed?

  • Apr 15 2013: After one of the later spills, I'd heard that one of the collectors of hair for this had too much hair already; so I kept mine.
    Paul Stamets had a very interesting talk here on how mushrooms can clean up oil spills!
    • Apr 15 2013: You are correct in the notion that there was too much gathered and the coast guard soon shot s
      Down the notion of using hair for clean up efforts. The reasons were ultimately improper application of the hair fiber and how it actually works, and the industrial complex that drives our economy wanted machines to do the job, so my buddy and I designed modular systems that can run remotely and clean fucking a lot more and cover it without ever using any toxic dispersants, and in many cases recover it with the ability to still refine the product. Duh.

      The coast guard shot its use down because it was to simplistic of an approach for them to be a viable one in the gulf spill, when in reality had they listened to a Boeing engineer and a hairdresser to build a better mouse trap, they would have one.

      Oh yeah and oyster mushrooms can eat any of the residual oil under the water table or on shore which is natures way of telling us she is the ultimate recycler.