21st Century
Mining for
K-12 Educators

Renewable uses and alternatives sources of minerals & energy

Recycling

 

Many of the metals used in industry and for other uses are recycled at the end of their useful life.  The recycling process may regenerate the original metal or may produce a metal compound suitable for use as a micro nutrient for animal feed or fertilizer or a compound to be reused by industry.  The sources of scrap types that are recycled are discussed.  Some of the recycling processes are discussed.

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