Circular turbines: Vestas recycling breakthrough to allow upcycling of landfill-bound turbine blades

Stuart Stone
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Circular turbines: Vestas recycling breakthrough to allow upcycling of landfill-bound turbine blades

Danish wind tech firm Vestas hails new era for the industry, as new method of recycling wind turbine blades promises to eliminate landfill disposal across the sector

Vestas has unveiled an alternative to scrapping decommissioned wind turbine blades, which harnesses a newly discovered chemical process to ensure old blades can be recycled. The Danish turbine giant...

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