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Iowa wind farm sending many giant blades to landfills

Hmm... they are huge and hard to recycle and many places don’t want them


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Iowa wind Iowa wind farm sending many giant blades to landfills


Bill Rowland, president of the Iowa Society of Solid Waste Operations, said he’s unsure “we as a society” considered what would happen to the blades as older turbines are repowered.

“There wasn’t a plan in place to say, ‘How are we going to recycle these?’ ‘How are we going to reduce the impact on landfills?’” said Rowland, director of the Landfill of North Iowa near Clear Lake.


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