The first recyclable wind turbine blade was launched by Siemens Gamesa in September 2021. But there will be an estimated 43 million tonnes of old blades by 2050. Thankfully their lightness and strength means they can have a second life:

Gimme shelter: a section of turbine blade protects bikes in Aalborg, Denmark.

A bike shed in Aalberg, Denmark

A footbridge

Roofing for housing

A walkway

A fence made from turbine poles

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