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Re: recycled content placques
Regarding recycled content placques and awards, several Massachusetts recycling organizations have used Signature
Marketing for placques made from post-consumer plastic.  Signature Marketing is located at 134 West Street, Simsbury, CT
06070 and the phone # is (860) 658-7172.

Kathi Mirza
District Coordinator
Municipal Recycling Incentive Program


greenyes-d-request@earthsystems.org wrote:

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> greenyes-d Digest                               Volume 01 : Issue 9
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> Today's Topics:
>   Re: greenyes-d Digest V01 #8                                      [ "Blair Pollock" <bpollock@co.orange.nc.us> ]
>   [GRRN] Arctic National Wildlife Refuge                             [ "Peter Anderson" <anderson@recycleworlds.org> ]
>   [GRRN] Trade Legislation                                      [ "Peter Anderson" <anderson@recycleworlds.org> ]
>   [GRRN] A REQUEST:ALTERNATIVES to BURNING TIRES                     [ Neil Tangri <ntangri@essential.org> ]
>   [GRRN] Transforming Experiences                                    [ "Peter Anderson" <anderson@recycleworlds.org> ]
>   Re: [GRRN] A REQUEST:ALTERNATIVES to BURNING TIRES                 [ ammc@irelands-web.ie ]
>   Re: [GRRN] Model local reporting                                   [ Gary Liss <gary@garyliss.com> ]
>   [GRRN] awards?                                      [ Solana Recyclers <solana@adnc.com> ]
>   Re: [GRRN] awards?                                      [ "Lisa K. Heller" <lheller@abacus.bates.edu> ]
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> Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 10:55:14 -0500
> From: "Blair Pollock" <bpollock@co.orange.nc.us>
> To: <greenyes@earthsystems.org>
> Subject: Re: greenyes-d Digest V01 #8
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> Bill,=20
>
> North Carolina's annual waste and recycling reporting requirements are =
> fairly rigorous and generally followed up/.recorded, compiled  by a =
> specific staff person at the State Solid Waste Office to at least ensure =
> completeness.  I cannot vouch for the accuracy of any individual government=
> 's numbers, but most of the local government solid waste personnel I know =
> are scrupulous about the quality of submittal each year.....
> In Orange Co.=20
> ..Blair
>
> Can anyone point to good state regulations that=20
> spell out requirements for cities and counties to=20
> report waste quantities (and recycling quantities)? =20
>
> What is involved in getting haulers who are used to=20
> collecting material from multiple jurisdictions to=20
> make accurate reports on the origin of tonnage from=20
> each?  (e.g., costs, enforcement, staff).=20
>
> Thanks in advance,
> /Bill Sheehan
>
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> Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 10:14:58 -0600
> From: "Peter Anderson" <anderson@recycleworlds.org>
> To: "GreenYes" <greenyes@earthsystems.org>
> Subject: [GRRN] Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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> Today's Wall Street Journal has an article ("Oil Drilling in Alaska =
> Looms in Legislative Test for Bush," 1/12/01) concerning the prospects =
> for legislative battle over the fate of the ANWR.
>
>     "Abouat an 8% share of the South Carolina szied refuge, along the =
> northern edge of the state on the Beaufort Sea, would be subject to =
> drilling under Mr. Bush's plan. The Energy Department's latest estimate =
> is that it could produce 10.3 billion barrels of oil, which would make =
> it the last major reservoir of untouched oil in the U.S."
>
>     As to timing, however, the article notices that "Rober Herrera, a =
> political strategist for Arctic Power, the lobby formed by Alaska =
> business interests to push the issue,... the pro-dirlling forces have =
> been careful to proceed only when the political environment looked good =
> for their cause. 'My side can't ever afford to lose a vote on this =
> issue,' he says, becasue the question could be perceived as politically =
> dead.'"
>    =20
>     Of especial concern, the article notes that the gambit of attaching =
> legislation directing the Interior Department to raise money from =
> leasing the area to oil companies could be made fillibuster proof by =
> attaching it to a budget reconiliation measure.=20
>
>     My guess is the question of whether the Refuge will become the =
> defining moment of the Bush Administration's posture with regard to =
> environmental issues will rest on gasoline prices.  It certainly appears =
> that the side favoring exploration will be waiting to act when/if the =
> iron is hot.
>
>                                                         Peter
> _____________________________________________
> Peter Anderson
> RECYCLEWORLDS CONSULTING
> 4513 Vernon Blvd. Suite 15
> Madison, WI 53705
> (608) 231-1100/Fax (608) 233-0011
> email: anderson@recycleworlds.org
> web: www.recycleworlds.org
>
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> Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 10:29:40 -0600
> From: "Peter Anderson" <anderson@recycleworlds.org>
> To: "GreenYes" <greenyes@earthsystems.org>
> Subject: [GRRN] Trade Legislation
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> According to the 11/11/01 Wall Street Journal ("Clinton Trade Deal Could =
> Restrict Bush"):
>
>     "The Clinton administration is racing the clock to negotiate a labor =
> and environment friendly free-trade agreement with Singapore, an effort =
> to set up a model for -- and perhaps limit the options of -- the Bush =
> economic team."
>
>     The so-called side-agreements have, in the past, been vigorously =
> opposed by Republican leadership in the Congress. Environmentalists =
> have, for their part, considered their reach to be too narrow.=20
>
>     I have long been deeply concerned that the criteria used by the WTO =
> to adjudge trade disputes over so-called "non-tarriff barriers" are =
> overwhelmingly biased against sustaining technically sound environmental =
> regulations based upon the precautionary principle, that were never =
> contemplated to deter trade, and which are evenly applied against home =
> state companies and imports alike.  Indeed the WTO has been enlisted by =
> the U.S. under the Clinton administration to work aggressively against, =
> among other things, the precautionary principle that has been largely =
> embraced by the European Union.
>
>     This all would seem to create a predicament for recyclers who harbor =
> an intuitive understanding of the value of international trade =
> unencumbered by nakedly protectionist obstruction.  But, if "free" trade =
> is defined to be something to encourage healthy economic interchange, =
> not a "race to the bottom," then a further deterioration of U.S. trade =
> positions that moves environmental issues from a low priority to a =
> non-existent placement puts us in a predicament.
>
>     For, we are likely to be forced to align ourselves politically with =
> those opposing going-forward trade policies at all costs in order to =
> preserve any opportunity for a fair hearing on our issues. That's not =
> necessarily an ideal place to be.
>
>                                                     Peter
>
> _____________________________________________
> Peter Anderson
> RECYCLEWORLDS CONSULTING
> 4513 Vernon Blvd. Suite 15
> Madison, WI 53705
> (608) 231-1100/Fax (608) 233-0011
> email: anderson@recycleworlds.org
> web: www.recycleworlds.org
>
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>
> Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 10:12:59 -0600
> From: Neil Tangri <ntangri@essential.org>
> To: <greenyes@earthsystems.org>
> Subject: [GRRN] A REQUEST:ALTERNATIVES to BURNING TIRES
> Message-Id: <3.0.6.32.20010112101259.009516e0@mail.essential.org>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> Hi folks,
>
> Any information on things to do with used tires? Please reply to me and
> Zeina, as she's not on the list.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Neil
>
> >From: "Zeina al-Hajj" <gp.med@greenpeace.org.lb>
> >Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 13:36:12 +0200
> >
> >   Hallo everyone, Sorry for this message to all the list but didn't  know
> >to whom exactly I should send . Industrialist always come up with the
> >"smartest"  decisions!!We are opposing attempts to use Cement kilns to
> >start burning used  tires in Lebanon as a first attempt to later on start
> >burning  waste.  USED TIRES... How can we reuse or recycle tires and  IF
> >this really EXIT? Any info will be greatly appreciated.  BURN. Zeina
> >_____________________
> >Zeina al-Hajj
> >Lebanon  Campaigner
> >Greenpeace Mediterranean
> >www.greenpeacemed.org.mt
>
> Shop online without a credit card
> http://www.rocketcash.com
> RocketCash, a NetZero subsidiary
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 10:56:18 -0600
> From: "Peter Anderson" <anderson@recycleworlds.org>
> To: "GreenYes" <greenyes@earthsystems.org>
> Subject: [GRRN] Transforming Experiences
> Message-ID: <006901c07cb8$974545a0$b23e2e9c@anderson>
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>
>     I know that this does not necessarily fit easily within the narrow =
> parameters of Greenyes, but the Wall Street Journal yesterday had a long =
> profile that it is famous for which was truly ennobling.  If that is not =
> what you read Greenyes for, please just pass by the rest of this.
>
>     The packaging industry has written off recyclers' idealism and =
> decided that those who remain are 9 to 5'ers just doing their job and, =
> when they go home at night, leave their work behind.
>
>     For those for whom recycling is more than a mere avocation, however, =
> life's transforming experiences hold nestled uneasily somewhere within =
> their genome their whole reason for being.
>
>     Yesterday's feature article ("A Woman Trades Life as a Terrrorist =
> for Peacemaking in War-Torn Kosovo," 1/11/01) described the life in =
> Germany of Silke Maier-Witt, 50, who began her spiritual journey one day =
> as a child when she and her sister were rummaging through the attic in =
> their middle class house in Hamburg and "came across a mysterious box."=20
>
>     "It had been stashed away by their father, who, like many of his =
> generation, had gone off to war and returning harboring the secret of =
> his personal involvement in Hitler's Germany. The girls opened the box. =
> Inside lay her father's war memorabilia: some papers, pictures of =
> soldiers, a dagger from the Waffen SS."
>
>     "Years later, like others of her generation, she read schoolbooks =
> about the Nazis and their crimes. She remembered the dagger and =
> wondered: Were they also her father's crimes? 'I though if six million =
> people were being killed, I would know, I would do something against =
> it,' she says. 'I was convinced.'"
>
>     When she confronted her father about the box, he was furious and =
> they didn't speak to each other for weeks.
>
>     In one of those supreme ironies, Silke reacted dramatically by =
> idealistically joining the Red Army Faction which engaged in what it =
> called an armed struggle but which in fact more ressembled a reign of =
> terror against the post-war German state and its ill-defined crimes. =
> Their program included robberies and murders which killed many innocent =
> people during the 1970's. Not that she ever fired a gun herself, being =
> just a courier and performing reconnaissance. But, in a deep way even =
> worse, she just mindlessly followed the RAF leadership without thinking, =
> just as, undoubtedly, her father had done.
>
>     Caught after the Berlin Wall came down, she served 5 years in =
> prison, after which she went back to school for a degree in psychology, =
> specializing in violence prevention, and set out to start a new life for =
> peace.
>
>     She is now working as a social worker driving in dangerous =
> assignments bringing things like sewing machines to isolated villages in =
> Kosovo to Serbian women desperate to stitch together a living.
>
>     If you would like a full copy of the extended article, please let me =
> know. I hesitate to reproduce it in full here for fear of running our =
> listserve hosts afoul of THE copyright authorities.
>
>                                                         peter
> _____________________________________________
> Peter Anderson
> RECYCLEWORLDS CONSULTING
> 4513 Vernon Blvd. Suite 15
> Madison, WI 53705
> (608) 231-1100/Fax (608) 233-0011
> email: anderson@recycleworlds.org
> web: www.recycleworlds.org
>
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> Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 17:39:37 +0000
> From: ammc@irelands-web.ie
> To: Neil Tangri <ntangri@essential.org>, greenyes@earthsystems.org
> Cc: gp.med@greenpeace.org.lb
> Subject: Re: [GRRN] A REQUEST:ALTERNATIVES to BURNING TIRES
> Message-Id: <3.0.2.32.20010112173937.01253434@leviathan.irelands-web.ie>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> Dear Neil and Zeina,
>
> The province of Nova Scotia in Canada has established a Used Tyre
> Management programme. It's an industry stewardship agreement, and they have
> applied an environmental fee of $3 for all new passenger tyres and $9 for
> all new truck tyres to manage the system. Since implementation of the
> strategy approximately 2.3 million tyres have been recycled, and a new tyre
> recycling plant is currently under construction which will crumb tyres for
> the manufacturing of various products.
>
> For more info. you can contact:
>
>  Tab A. Borden.
>  Executive Manager,
>  Trade & Investment,
>  Nova Scotia Department of the Environment.
>
>  Tel: 902 424 5205
>  E-mail: bordenta@gov.ns.ca
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Best Wishes,
>
> ******************************************
> Anne-Marie Cunningham
> Earthwatch - Friends of the Earth Ireland.
>
> Ph: + 353 1 4785140
> Fax:+ 353 1 4762042
> ******************************************
>
> At 10:12 12/01/01 -0600, you wrote:
> >Hi folks,
> >
> >Any information on things to do with used tires? Please reply to me and
> >Zeina, as she's not on the list.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Neil
> >
> >
> >>From: "Zeina al-Hajj" <gp.med@greenpeace.org.lb>
> >>Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 13:36:12 +0200
> >>
> >>   Hallo everyone, Sorry for this message to all the list but didn't  know
> >>to whom exactly I should send . Industrialist always come up with the
> >>"smartest"  decisions!!We are opposing attempts to use Cement kilns to
> >>start burning used  tires in Lebanon as a first attempt to later on start
> >>burning  waste.  USED TIRES... How can we reuse or recycle tires and  IF
> >>this really EXIT? Any info will be greatly appreciated.  BURN. Zeina
> >>_____________________
> >>Zeina al-Hajj
> >>Lebanon  Campaigner
> >>Greenpeace Mediterranean
> >>www.greenpeacemed.org.mt
> >
> >Shop online without a credit card
> >http://www.rocketcash.com
> >RocketCash, a NetZero subsidiary
> >
> >
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> Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 10:12:28 -0800
> From: Gary Liss <gary@garyliss.com>
> To: "Bill Sheehan" <zerowaste@grrn.org>
> Cc: "GreenYesL" <greenyes@earthsystems.org>
> Subject: Re: [GRRN] Model local reporting
> Message-Id: <4.2.2.20010112101121.022283b0@pop.mindspring.com>
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>
> Bill,
>
> California has an excellent system.  See www.ciwmb.ca.gov, go to "Local
> Government Central".
>
> Gary
>
> At 10:37 PM 01/11/01 , Bill Sheehan wrote:
> >Can anyone point to good state regulations that
> >spell out requirements for cities and counties to
> >report waste quantities (and recycling quantities)?
> >
> >What is involved in getting haulers who are used to
> >collecting material from multiple jurisdictions to
> >make accurate reports on the origin of tonnage from
> >each?  (e.g., costs, enforcement, staff).
> >
> >Thanks in advance,
> >/Bill Sheehan
> >
> >
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> Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 15:34:17 -0800
> From: Solana Recyclers <solana@adnc.com>
> To: greenyes@earthsystems.org
> Subject: [GRRN] awards?
> Message-id: <001d01c07cf0$2e487670$6b01a8c0@gaia>
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> We are looking for some unique, yet professionally classy, wall placques
> made from recycled content materials to give to retiring Board Members and
> distinguished volunteers, elected officials, etc.
>
> Does anyone have any good leads?  We used to have wonderful recycled content
> glass placques.
>
> Thanks loads...
> Jacy Davis
> Solana Recyclers
> Encinitas, CA
>
> Solana Recyclers is a 501(c)3 environmental nonprofit organization committed
> to improving the quality of the environment.  Learn how you can save trees,
> buy recycled and save money by visiting our Recycled Products Purchasing
> Cooperative on the web at http://www.recycledproducts.org
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 19:10:49 -0500
> From: "Lisa K. Heller" <lheller@abacus.bates.edu>
> To: Solana Recyclers <solana@adnc.com>
> CC: greenyes@earthsystems.org
> Subject: Re: [GRRN] awards?
> Message-ID: <3A5F9CDF.898F93BC@abacus.bates.edu>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1; x-mac-type="54455854"; x-mac-creator="4D4F5353"
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
>
> If you have any ideas, please pass them along to the list! I know an entire
> community of debate competitors who would be excited to find a source of
> recycled plaques.
>
> Lisa K. Heller
> Instructor of Rhetoric and Director of Debate
> Bates College
>
> and
>
> President,
> Dump & Run, Inc.
> Dump & Run™ is a cutting-edge nonprofit environmental firm that turns campus
> trash into cash for nonprofits.
>
> Solana Recyclers wrote:
>
> > We are looking for some unique, yet professionally classy, wall placques
> > made from recycled content materials to give to retiring Board Members and
> > distinguished volunteers, elected officials, etc.
> >
> > Does anyone have any good leads?  We used to have wonderful recycled content
> > glass placques.
> >
> > Thanks loads...
> > Jacy Davis
> > Solana Recyclers
> > Encinitas, CA
> >
> > Solana Recyclers is a 501(c)3 environmental nonprofit organization committed
> > to improving the quality of the environment.  Learn how you can save trees,
> > buy recycled and save money by visiting our Recycled Products Purchasing
> > Cooperative on the web at http://www.recycledproducts.org
> >
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