Canadian recycling company Globe Metal says that it is now working with companies to help them recycle waste produced from additive manufacturing (AM) processes.

This includes include titanium and its alloys, aluminum alloys, cobalt-based alloys, tool steels, nickel-based alloys, stainless steels, copper alloys and precious metal alloys such as gold, platinum, palladium and silver, the company said.

According to Globe Metal, metal powders can be destined for landfill because they are considered hazardous, challenging to handle, and expensive to transport. This is especially true of sludges which have a high water content.

The company can reportedly help with waste audit, metal testing and analysis, logistics, metal reclamation, recycling, disposal, and suggestions for on-site waste handling and management.