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French firm Galoo Plastics has filed Patent Application No. 20130181076, which describes a method of separating out specific polymers from a mixture of ground composites.

New York-based inventors Frank Levy and Sergio Dell'Orco have filed Patent Application No. 20130175377, outlining a process and device for separating carpet fibers from primary and secondary backing material.

Another carpet recycling method is the subject of Patent Application No. 20130174517, filed by Tennessee-based Environmental Recycled Carpet Systems LLC. The method involves disintegrating carpet in a liquid solution and recovering the fibers from the mixture.

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