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Re: [GreenYes] energy (and other) savings through recycling
Rebecca,

The Berkeley Plastics Task Force Report published in 1996, contains many
useful facts.  You might take a look at it.

http://www.mindfully.org/Berkeley/Berkeley-Plastics-Task-Force.htm

Best regards,
Paul

Paul Goettlich
PO Box 517
Berkeley  CA   94701
----- Original Message -----
From: <Duckworth.Rebecca@epamail.epa.gov>
To: <greenyes@earthsystems.org>
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2001 9:50 AM
Subject: [GreenYes] energy (and other) savings through recycling


> Does anyone have any information/numbers (specifics, if possible) on where
> exactly energy is saved through recycling (i.e. extraction,
transportation,
> processing & manufacturing of raw materials).  I'm looking at plastic,
> papers, glass, and metals (as well as any others you might have info. on).
> If possible, I'm also looking for numbers on other environmental savings
> along the way through recycling (i.e. cleaner water, air, etc.), as
opposed
> to extracting raw materials - preferably savings all along the way from
> extraction to manufacturing.
> Thanks!!
>
>


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