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To: joe fonebone
Agreed. Pretty much any metal is worth recycling.

With current technology, the rest of it is done to make greens happy and companies look concerned.

Although, there was an interesting article in Pop Sci this month about a device that used microwaves to recover petroleum products from things like tires and plastics. Basically, it's just gasification. Technically, it's not recyling, but it's better than putting them in a landfill - might be interesting to see if landfills could be mined? Per the article, it was an energy efficient process, as well.

Struck me as interesting.

13 posted on 11/30/2007 11:39:51 AM PST by wbill
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To: wbill

that is interesting....it costs more to recycle plastic than it does to buy new plastic...until it becomes cost efficient, it is just a lib feel good thing...


23 posted on 11/30/2007 12:09:22 PM PST by joe fonebone (When in danger, when in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout)
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