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Reprocess

A process of changing the physical structure and properties of a waste material that would otherwise have been sent to landfill, in order to add financial value to the processed material.
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Once clients are established, our scheduling provides quick turn-around reprocessing of your plastic scrap.
With only one nuclear reactor of a Dutch firm still relying on overseas nuclear waste reprocessing, he said that Taipower's plan is one aimed at "raising the dead.
Although the business has only been operating for a few weeks, Short says it has already taken on "a number of clients" including businesses who are developing business plans in the plastics reprocessing industry or wanting to evolve existing business plans.
FDA Recommendations for Simplifying Reprocessing Instructions
To yield the greatest savings, hospitals must optimize their reprocessing programs to ensure that everyone involved understands their role in its success.
Unable to fully operate the Rokkasho plant, Japan has sent spent fuel to France and Britain for reprocessing and accepted vitrified high-level radioactive waste created in the process in another facility in the same village.
The reprocessing service is offered under contract with medical devices reprocessor Northeast Scientific Inc.
Beth Winkley, head of WRAP Cymru, said: "Our funding and support programmes are designed to give the Welsh economy a much-needed boost by driving growth in the manufacturing, recycling and reprocessing industries.
IEER found that nuclear reprocessing would actually increase our volume of nuclear waste six fold.
The reprocessing will tie-in the information from the existing wells on the Foum Draa and Sidi Moussa license including RAK 1 and Ifni Marine 1.
Dwight Mayhugh, resource manager for Saint Luke's Health System in Kansas City, says Saint Luke's is on track to save $566,000 a year through device reprocessing, along with diverting more than 16,000 pounds of waste from landfills.
Particular care should be taken to ensure that the reprocessing of medical devices does not endanger patients' safety or health .