Auto Parts to Fuel Worlds First Emission Free Recycling Machine

By: Iver Penn

Soon your old and worn won't be just another junk in somebody's junkyard.

Gershow Recycling, one of the world's largest recyclers, has reportedly agreed to receive the world's first 100 percent emission- and pollutant-free green recycling machine for auto shredder residue (ASR). Global Resource will supply Gershow with its proprietary technology to reduce landfill waste by approximately 65%, recover extra metal for profit, and the process will generate virtually no emissions linked to global warming.

Global Resource Corp. (GBRC) has a patent pending process that allows for removal of oil and alternative petroleum products at very low cost from various resources, including shale deposits, tar sands, waste oil streams and bituminous coal with significantly greater yields and lower costs than are available utilizing existing known technologies.

Invented by GBRC, the revolutionary ASR conversion machine -- the HAWK 10 is set to feature a cutting-edge system using high microwave frequencies to convert "autofluff" -- textiles, foams, plastics, rubber, and light metal content extracted from cars -- into oil and gas. This process significantly reduces the amount of waste that Gershow will send to landfills, and it is conducted in a closed-loop system that eliminates pollutants.

Located on Long Island, N.Y., Gershow Recycling collects and processes ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals, and paper products from scrap suppliers, and turns them into high quality scrap products. Most of Gershow's scrap comes from automobiles. Obsolete automobiles are the most recycled high-volume consumer product in the US. About 18 million tons per year of ferrous scrap, mostly from shredded automobiles are recovered by the scrap industry. The HAWK 10 will allow Gershow to scrap more metal from materials that were difficult to separate before, enabling them to reduce waste by 65%.

For each ton of steel that is recovered, between 500 - 700 pounds of automobile shredder residue (ASR) is produced. ASR contains plastics, rubber, wood, paper, fabrics, glass, sand, dirt, ferrous and non-ferrous metal pieces. The current ASR disposal technology is land filling. When ASR is landfilled, many high-priced materials with significant embodied energy are lost. This loss, combined with the cost of landfilling, more stringent regulations and shrinking landfill space require new alternatives for ASR.

The HAWK 10 is reportedly set to eliminate these costs and environmental hazards by breaking down the autofluff with its patent-pending high-frequency microwave technology. The microwaves gasify the materials -- a process also known as "cracking the hydrocarbon chain" -- and convert them into 80 percent light combustible gases, and 20 percent oil. The gas is then cycled in a closed-loop system to fuel the next round of material breakdown, without emitting any harmful waste.

The alternative renewable energy system will deliver cost-efficiency in four ways:

Combustible gases and fluids to energy

Approximately 65% reduction of land fill tipping fee

Additional metallic material captured

Alternative energy tax credits

"We expect Gershow Recycling to capture a full return on their investment within one year of use, thanks to HAWK 10's incredible efficiency, and its ability to lower expenses and recover profit," says Frank Pringle, CEO of Global Resource Corp. "Gershow's agreement to implement the HAWK 10 is an excellent example of their forward-thinking, tech-savvy approach to recycling -- one its entire industry should emulate to fight global warming. We're on the cusp of an energy revolution in our country, and alternative energy technology such as ours offers a clear way to cheaper, cleaner fuel, and higher profits."

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