Radioactive Waste Recycling No Longer A Pain In The Ash

Thursday, August 21, 2008 - 21:28 in Earth & Climate

A new recycling plant will soon recover uranium from the ashes of radioactive garbage to be recycled back into nuclear fuel using an efficient, environmentally friendly technology inspired by decaffeinated coffee. The technique's future may even hold the key to recycling the most dangerous forms of radioactive waste.

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