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Recycling Your Ride

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Bassam Jody of Argonne National Laboratory is helping develop novel ways of sorting and cleaning shredder residue left over from cars, construction debris, and major household appliances. (Photo by Shawn Allee)

We've all heard over and over again about that government program 'Cash for Clunkers.' It's got drivers thinking about what exactly happens to dead cars, regardless of how they die. Shawn Allee looks at how car recycling works and who's trying to improve it:

A video on Argonne's seperation technology

Info from the EPA on auto residue

Producer: Shawn Allee
Release Date: September 3, 2009
Running Time: 3:22

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