Boeing 757 readied for recycling

The ecoDemonstrator 757 airplane, originally built for United Airlines in 1990, is torn apart on Wednesday. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)

Time-lapse video shows a Boeing 757 being dismantled for recycling after its airline and research life ended. A contractor cut the plane into small pieces at a Moses Lake facility. The aluminum will be shipped to recycler in Tacoma.

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