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Bluedot Living

Bluedot Living

When turbine blades reach the end of their life, an Ohio company turns them into functional public art...

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Farm Show Magazine

Farm Show Magazine

Fiberglass wind turbine blades are getting cut up and repurposed as park benches, planters, and more. Finding a use for the 3,000 to 8,000 blades being retired every year is a growing concern. Ohio startup Canvus is doing its part...

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Business Insider | World Wide Waste

Business Insider | World Wide Waste

Conventional recycling techniques don't work on wind turbine blades. An Ohio startup called Canvus slices them into segments and turns them into benches and planters.

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The Independent

The Independent

In northeastern Ohio, a region with deep roots in the iron and steel industries, one company has come up with a quirky but relatively straightforward solution for blades...

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Forbes | Innovation

Forbes | Innovation

That’s why Ohio-based Canvus created a solution for the end-of-life fiberglass blades for the more than 70,000 wind turbines spread across the U.S.

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Bloomberg | Green

Bloomberg | Green

At first glance, the benches outside the Great Lakes Science Center in downtown Cleveland seem unremarkable. But a closer inspection shows that their droplet-shaped shells aren’t made from wood or metal. A scan of the attached QR codes reveals even more: These benches used to be wind turbine blades...

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CAN Journal

CAN Journal

In Avon, Ohio, however, a new company is turning those massive blades into weird and wonderful objects that feature custom art.

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