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Becoming a Practical Green Casting Industry

Journal: Modern Casting, Vol. 101, No. 4, P38-41, April 2011
Author: Gigante, G.

"As metal recyclers, metalcasting facilties have long considered themselves a part of the green movement. In reality, the industry has only scratched the surface and has yet to achieve the higher level of sustainability that the future will demand. Metalcasting is energy intensive, handles massive quantities of processed waste materials often destined for landfills and has the potential to emit a large quantity of carbon dioxide and other pollutants into the atmosphere. ThyssenKrupp Waupaca's president relates strategies for going green."

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