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Recycling: eco-friendly, responsible and … computerized? The recycling industry is getting an electronic boost in cities across the world via radio frequency identification (RFID) tracking chips. The chips allow authorities to keep tabs on bins and…
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About half of all the aluminum used in the United States is being recycled these days, which is great news – but there’s a catch. Although a lot of energy is saved in the recycling process — since it avoids the need to make new aluminum from raw ore — it turns out that the recycling process, when repeated, creates serious impurities in the end product. Researchers at MIT found that unless specific processes are introduced into the aluminum recycling market now, those impurities will continue to add up, resulting in a glut of impure recycled aluminum which has extremely limited uses. Read the rest of The Aluminum Recycling Industry Could Be in Trouble Unless New Technology is Adopted Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aluminum recycling , aluminum uses , degradation , degrading aluminum , how does recycling work , how to recycled , impure aluminum , recycle aluminum , Recycled aluminum , recycled aluminum uses , recycling , recycling industry
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The Aluminum Recycling Industry Could Be in Trouble Unless New Technology is Adopted