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Plastic bags are often treated as trash, but they can also be melted down into fuel.

Cities could one day power homes and fuel cars with plastic, a giant step toward solving the pollution crisis

Companies are considering a way to cut back on emissions by converting plastic into fuel or electricity.

The 25 most expensive cities in the world for gas

A Deutsche Bank report found that gasoline is most expensive in Hong Kong, Oslo, Amsterdam, and Milan.

7 things that cost less in the US than they do abroad

Americans might pay more for college and healthcare than people in other countries, but there are plenty of things that are cheaper in the US, too.
The average amount each person spends on gas annually in every state.

Here’s how much the average person spends on gas in every state

We worked with INSIDER Data to find out how much the average person spends on gasoline in a year, in every state.
A New York City cab driver fills his taxi up with gas at a Hess station in New York July 2, 2008. Nationwide, gasoline around $4 per gallon will cost taxi drivers 38 percent more per year -- $3,825 -- than it did in two years ago, according to the Taxi Limousine & Paratransit Association. To help cabbies, 11 U.S. cities have allowed taxis to charge a temporary fuel surcharge averaging $1.50 per trip and more municipalities are holding rate increase hearings. Picture taken July 2.

Gas prices are soaring one day after Trump boasts they’re so low they’re ‘like another Tax Cut’

RBOB gasoline rose 3% Wednesday, one day after President Donald Trump said on Twitter that prices are so low they're like "another tax cut."
President Donald Trump at a roundtable discussion with business leaders at Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta, Iowa, in July.

Trump is planning a big change to your gasoline as a boost for one of the states hit hardest by his trade war

President Donald Trump is set to visit Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Tuesday. Trump is expected to announce changes to fuel standards that would increase the use of ethanol in a boost to Iowa corn farmers designed to counteract the damage from Trump's trade war.
Excess natural gas is being flared, or burnt off, at a flare stack at the refinery in Tula, in Mexico's Hidalgo state, November 21, 2013.

Mexican drug cartels are preying on a multibillion-dollar industry and taking a deadly toll on the workers who run it

"The revenue that's being generated by the petroleum [theft] is making a lot of these cartels much more powerful."
91 octane isn't absolutely necessary.

A new AAA study reveals why you shouldn’t buy premium gas

AAA pointed out that premium fuel can cost $0.50 more than regular nationwide. The price difference has been on the rise since 2009.

Parts of Florida are running out of gas as Hurricane Irma approaches

Hurricane Irma is projected to make landfall in South Florida over the weekend.

GOLDMAN: Harvey’s damage to America’s oil industry could last several months

Hurricane Harvey on Friday slammed the epicenter of Texas' refining industry, which processes about a third of America's oil.