02 May 2023 | Abstracted from MIT Technology Review"...new work describes a way to recover the main components of wind turbine blades, breaking down the plastic that holds them together without destroying the material's primary building blocks..approach takes aim at chemical bonds that lock the plastic into place and "chews them up."..and liberates those glass fibers...
"One of the possible roadblocks to commercial operation is that the catalyst used in...recycling method relies on an expensive metal called ruthenium."
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