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Re: Are abandoned boats a big problem in the U.S?

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Wonder if anyone could actually make a living from scrapping these boats, and get funding from selling the metal and other good parts that are on the boats?

But maybe it is just too expensive to get rid of the glass?
Crushed fiberglass can also be used as fuel in waste-to-energy power plants. If somebody was running a bigger operation scrapping boats that might be a cheaper (and more useful) option than sending it to a landfill. I used to work for a company converting industrial waste into fuel.
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