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Astoria Industries of Iowa, Inc. has received Patent No. 8,361,358, which describes a method of recycling fiberglass reinforced plastics.

A pair of inventors — Frank Levy of Quoque, New York, and Sergio Dell'Orco of Capalle, Italy — have received Patent No. 8,360,348, which describes a method and apparatus for recycling used carpet.

Thomas Valerio has received Patent No. 8,360,242, which describes a method for sorting and separating plastics from other materials using a combination of chemical and mechanical processes.

For more information on these or any patents, please consult the U.S. Patent Office database online.

Copies of patents can be ordered by number for $3 each from the Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA, 22313-1450.

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