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Students Invent Way to Recover Metal From Incinerator Waste

Posted by Corey Kaster on January 10, 2010

Posted by geri at GNN

Sunday, 10 January 2010

Former students at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands are transforming incinerator waste into marketable and eco-friendly raw materials.

Incinerator ash consists of metals—copper, aluminum, zinc, iron, lead, tin and gold—which, if properly recovered, retain their value.

The two are perfecting a technology that sorts out these precious metals for recycling into construction materials. Incineration firms pay them for the recycling services, sell the recovered metals to the contruction industry and voila, a waste stream becomes a revenue stream.

(Continue reading in Ode magazine)

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2 Responses to “Students Invent Way to Recover Metal From Incinerator Waste”

  1. […] Incinerator ash consists of metals—copper, aluminum, zinc, iron, lead, … More:  Students Invent Way to Recover Metal From Incinerator Waste « The … Share […]

  2. This is so great. I’ve already talked with my wife regarding my next birthday gift. I travel a good deal (mostly plane as well as train) and so this could be a fantastic device for catching up on reading along with emails and without a doubt, even those movies from a year ago that i meant to view.

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