Shining a Spotlight on Solar Panel Recycling: From Waste Reduction to Economic Opportunities

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In recent years, solar panel recycling facilities have been popping up all across the country, including one in Georgia. In this article, written and published by our supplier, the topic of solar panel recycling is explored in depth with the latest information. Key takeaways from the article are:
1. Landfill Waste Reduction: Solar modules comprise valuable materials like silicon, glass, aluminum, and copper, of which 80-95% of each material is recoverable through recycling.
2. Resource Conservation: Recycling solar modules recovers resources for reintroduction into manufacturing, lessening the need for extracting new materials.
3. Economic Opportunities: Establishing recycling infrastructure creates jobs in collection, sorting, dismantling, and material recovery.
4. Circular Economy: Recycling extends material lifespan, promoting circular economic practices.

Read the full article here:https://www.greentechrenewables.com/article/assessing-solar-recycling-landscape-part-1

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