Wednesday, January 23, 2008

"Economics of Recycling"

From Rock Products, Oct. 2007 -- Click On PDF Full Text for the complete article

The article focuses on the production of marketable product from reclaimed building materials in the U.S. According to the article, most reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) and recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) used in the country comes from somewhere besides the standalone aggregate producer. An uneasy peace between virgin aggregates and the recycled aggregates is accounted. It has been claimed that 140 million tons of concrete are recycled in the U.S. each year.


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