Ford Australia sends less paint sludge to landfills by shipping it to a company that uses it as an alternative source of fuel in the cement-making process. The first sludge shipment went in August to Australian waste specialist Geocycle’s processing facility in Dandenong, Victoria, and shipments of about 11 tons (10 t) a month continue to leave the Ford site. Geocycle is a subsidiary of Cement Australia, one of the country’s leading suppliers of cement and related products and services. ...

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