Scotland Littered By Tonnes of Toxic Plastics Shed By Thousands of Wind Turbine Blades

For a taste of your wind 'powered' future, look no further than the Scottish Highlands - where some 4,500 of these things have polluted a once majestic landscape. Traverse any Highland Glen these days in the hope of finding peace and tranquillity, and you’ll be hard-pressed to avoid Scotland’s hundreds of wind factories and their … Continue reading Scotland Littered By Tonnes of Toxic Plastics Shed By Thousands of Wind Turbine Blades

Toxic Blade Time Bomb: New Study Exposes Scale of Wind Industry’s Poisonous Plastics Legacy

Landfills are the final destination for millions of worn-out wind turbine blades, where their toxic plastics will be left to rot for the ‘benefit’ of generations to come. These 10-20 tonne, 40-60m long chunks of plastic, fibreglass, balsa wood and resins can’t be recycled, so the wind industry has been dumping them quietly for years … Continue reading Toxic Blade Time Bomb: New Study Exposes Scale of Wind Industry’s Poisonous Plastics Legacy