Tag: recycling

Researchers urge Midwestern states to recycle solar panels efficiently

Posted by on October 14, 2019

By 2050, up to six million tons of solar panel waste will need recycling, and the United States is expected to have the second largest amount of waste after China, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. But few states have started processes for handling the waste even as they require more energy produced by renewable sources.

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Improving the performance of recycled materials in roads

Posted by on October 17, 2018

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In the future, our highways and neighborhood streets could be paved with shredded car tires, discarded roof shingles and even old roads ground-up into gravel. The idea of recycling materials is not new in pavement technology, but recycled road performance and cost are often prohibitive.

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The power of recycling could fuel vehicles in the future

Posted by on September 19, 2017

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The idea of recycling waste cooking oil into biodiesel fuel is nothing new. For years, researchers have studied the process and companies have recycled when possible. However, for many groups, cost is often the determining factor for making the effort to recycle.

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Scrap tires used to boost masonry blocks

Posted by on February 6, 2014

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Scrap tires could gain a new purpose as ingredients for construction materials, thanks to research at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Professor’s book on aluminum recycling and recovery published

Posted by on January 7, 2014

A book about aluminum recycling and recovery by Dr. Mark E. Schlesinger, professor of metallurgical engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was recently published by CRC Press.

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UMR researcher publishes book on aluminum recycling

Posted by on December 7, 2006

Dr. Mark Schlesinger, professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has authored a new book called “Aluminum Recycling.”

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