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GreenYes Digest Mon, 20 Apr 98 Volume 98 : Issue 100

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Fw: Source for Non-PVC plumbing pipe

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Date: Mon, 20 Apr 1998 00:48:06 -0400
From: "Bill Sheehan" <>
Subject: Fw: Source for Non-PVC plumbing pipe

-----Original Message-----
From: Charlie Cray <>
To: <>
Cc: <>
Date: Sunday, April 19, 1998 11:05 PM
Subject: Re: Fw: Source for Non-PVC plumbing pipe


We will soon post a list of suppliers of non-PVC alternatives. You
will have to figure out which can supply your needs. Check our web
site in about two weeks, when it should be there.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mary Appelhof <>
To: <>
Date: Friday, April 17, 1998 3:21 PM
Subject: Source for Non-PVC plumbing pipe

>To all:
>As long as we are discussing the problems associated with PVCs, I would
>like to find a source of plumbing pipe which is not made from PVC. I am
>currently using Cresline 1/2" pipe ASTM D 1785 PPFA which has an outer
>diameter of 7/8", inner diameter of 1/2". Pipe will be drilled to provide
>perforations for aeration. An alternative would be to purchase pipe with
>perforations already present. This is used in 13 and 17 1/2" to provide
>aeration tubes in our vermicomposting bin. Info on non-PVC equivalents
>would be welcome. Copper won't work in the acid environment of a worm bin.
>Mary Appelhof
>Mary Appelhof
>Flowerfield Enterprises
>10332 Shaver Road
>Kalamazoo, Michigan 49024USA
>Phone: 616-327-0108 FAX 616-327-7009
>See a baby worm hatch from its cocoon at

Charlie Cray
Greenpeace US Toxics Campaign
417 S. Dearborn Suite 420
Chicago, IL 60605
Ph: (312) 554-1027
Fx: (312) 554-1224
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