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Want to get rich? Figure out what to do with old windmill blades

Ninety percent of a turbine's parts can be recycled or sold, according to Van Vleet, but the blades, made of a tough but pliable mix of resin and fiberglass - similar to what spaceship parts are made from - are a different story. "The blades are kind of a dud because they have no value," he said.
-- Christina Stella, NPR

I've seen these blades being transported and they're huge! Think of the uses though, if you could just figure out a way to economically deconstruct them on-site. The utilities across the country would be your oyster! A few ideas off the top of my head:

  • 3D printer media
  • Structural Insulated Panels (SIP Panels)
  • Composite panels for RVs and aerospace
  • Snowboards, wakeboards, water & snow skis

{whisper/} "windmill blades" {/whisper}

-- Scrib