Day: July 23, 2009

Education, Implications, Toxicology

Who’s Really Guarding Your Water Supply? (

the most dangerous and expensive waste product in
the production of aluminum is fluoride.  Because it is corrosive and toxic,
it was extremely expensive to dispose of safely and was costing Alcoa
millions of dollars in lost profits every year. By finding a
“benefit” in this toxic byproduct, the industry was able to not only save money,
but actually make money from their toxic waste!