Windfarm blades may go to landfill

By Kaye Nicolson and Alistair Whitfield

Published: 14/01/2014

MORAY campaigners have hit out after it emerged that hundreds of wind turbine blades may have to be buried in the future.

An official report has warned that rotor blades on the structures could be destined for landfill when they are decommissioned.

Unlike other parts of wind turbines – such as the foundations, tower and generator – the blades are made of complex materials which cannot be recycled.

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