A town in Texas is seeing firsthand the waste stream problem created by spent wind turbine blades. It’s a problem Wyoming has been considering for years, with various proposals to address the issue.
While some companies say they hope to repurpose the material for things like concrete, nothing has yet materialized.
Mike Gill, a mechanical engineer who worked in the turbine manufacturing industry, told Cowboy State Daily the material is so hard that repurposing is unlikely to be economical anytime soon.
“It’s a waste of time,” he said.
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