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What is concrete recycling Concrete recycling is where used concrete from old buildings sidewalks or stadiums is taken and crushed Concrete recycling is happening all around the United States and it is becoming very well known throughout the world Concrete recycling is a very earth friendly and sustainable way of recycling The way concrete recycling works is that a concrete recycling company comes and takes the old concrete from buildings and the business or town to which the old building belongs to pay the company to come get it Paying the company may seem like a way for people not to have them come and get the concrete but they have to pay either way Landfills have a dumping fee and depending on how big the load is or if its clean or not the dumping fee can get up to 200 JW Hamptons based in Boone North Carolina dumping fee is 12 So paying the 12 and its going to be recycled is better than paying somewhere between 15-200 The old concrete is taken from the old buildings and such and it is taken to the area of the company It is then crushed to make smaller pieces it may be crushed several times depending on how small the company wants the pieces of concrete Then the company does different processes so that it can separate out contaminants A magnet is used to remove the rebar and any other types of metal that might be in the concrete There may also be wood within the concrete so sometimes water floatation is used for such particles Once all the different particles are removed and it mainly consists of crushed concrete then it can be used in various manners There are many different uses for the concrete after it has been crushed The simplest and probably the most well known use
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