Tag: recycling process

Public Utilities, Waste Management

WVU Researchers Consider Recycling E-Waste into National Defense Tools

October 4, 2022

Via: Waste360

Researchers at West Virginia University are investigating new uses for discarded electronics. Receiving more than $250,000 from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency at the U.S. Department of Defense, the program is looking into using the recovered material from these […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Canon Figured Out a Way to Turn Waste Ink into Roadway Asphalt

August 29, 2022

Via: Waste360

In order to reduce waste created by the company, the tech supplier Canon has partnered with Virginia-based Basic Construction to give waste toner from printers another life. The recycling process involves pelletizing the material to be incorporated into the asphalt […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Researchers develop improved recycling process for carbon fibres

March 12, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

Many materials can only be recycled so many times before they begin to wear out. This is the case with carbon fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP) composites, non-biodegradable materials which, until now, have lacked a viable recycling method. CRFP composites are […]