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WPI, Colorado School of Mines Establish Center for Sustainable Metals Recovery and Recycling


February 9, 2010

engineering graphic With National Science Foundation support, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and Colorado School of Mines have established the Center for Resource Recovery and Recycling, the nation's first research center dedicated to developing new technologies for maximizing the recovery and recycling of metals used in manufactured products and structures. Full Story

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