A method for recovering and recycling catalyst coated fuel cell membranes includes dissolving the used membranes in water and solvent, heating the dissolved membranes under pressure and separating the components. Active membranes are produced from the recycled materials.
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The work that led to this disclosure was supported, at least in part, by Grant No. DE-FC36-03GO13105 from the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in inventions disclosed herein.