New Sustainability Standard: Wind Industry Illegally Dumping Thousands of Turbine Blades

As hundreds of thousands of toxic wind turbine blades head for landfills near you, thousands more are being dumped illegally. Across the USA, wind power outfits are being repeatedly busted for dumping their blades and simply cutting and running. Last August, we reported on one blade ‘recycling’ company busted for illegally storing hundreds of wind turbine […]

Busted: Government Fines Another Wind Turbine Blade ‘Recycler’ For Illegal Dumping

Dumping 45-60m long, 10-20 tonne turbine blades in landfills is a costly ‘solution’ that many wind power outfits seem keen to avoid. Back in August, we reported on one blade ‘recycling’ company busted for illegally storing hundreds of wind turbine blades at three sites in Iowa. Global Fiberglass Solutions Inc had accumulated some 1,300 blades […]

Unwanted Waste: Company Busted For Illegally Dumping Hundreds of Giant Wind Turbine Blades

Millions of industrial wind turbine blades are heading for landfill to become a toxic headache for future generations, all in the name of purportedly “saving the planet”. While dumping 45-60m long blades weighing between 10 and 20 tonnes in giant pits might seem like an easy solution, it’s a costly one that plenty of wind […]

Spreading Scourge: Wind Turbine Blades Shedding Toxic Plastics During Operation

There’s a landfill legacy being created by wind turbine blades, with the First World cynically using the Third World as its dumping ground: ‘Green’ Energy’s Poisonous Legacy: Millions of Toxic Turbine Blades Destined for African Landfills Thousands of 45-70m blades (weighing between 10 to 25 tonnes) are being ground up and mixed with concrete used in the bases […]