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.