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RE: [GreenYes] Why people recycle in 2001.
Dear GreenYes list members ~

I did not write the message attributed to me which says:

>....  It is time to recognize that in 2001 a whole lot of 
> people "could care less."

I have, however, compiled an extensive bibliography on why people recycle,
which I would be glad to send at no cost.

For background information, both in my state, in my county and in my city,
recycling has incredibly strong support, and I have not personally seen any
weakening of that support. In fact, our state legislature just adopted some
measures that indicate an even stronger support than what existed a few
years ago.

John Reindl, Recycling Manager
Dane County, Wisconsin

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Angela BRANTLEY [mailto:BRANTLEY@ci.monterey.ca.us]
> Sent: Friday, July 27, 2001 1:41 PM
> To: greenyes@grrn.org; hither@qwest.net
> Subject: Re: [GreenYes] Why people recycle in 2001.
> 
> 
> I disagree with the statement below.  Recycling has become a 
> habit with many people.  It isn't a BIG deal anymore but the 
> consciousness and education level has increased.  People in 
> our community WANT to recycle.  The key is consistent 
> collection (types of containers and fiber collected at the 
> curb).  They're too busy to try and figure it all out.  I 
> will say that teaching the key element...reducing what they 
> generate in the first place... is the most important aspect 
> to their new learning environment.   We'll keep plugging along.  
> 
> Angela
> 
> Angela Brantley
> City of Monterey
> City Hall
> Monterey CA 93940
> brantley@ci.monterey.ca.us
> 831-646-5662
> FAX - 831-646-5686
> 
> "If at first you don't succeed...sky diving is probably not 
> the sport for you!"  Author Unknown
> 
> >>> "C E F G" <hither@qwest.net> 07/27/01 09:59AM >>>
> 
> <<The following message below is a copy of a 12/11/00 message 
> to GreenYes from
> John Reindl regarding the question "why do people recycle.">>
> 
> ....  It is time to recognize that in 2001 a whole lot of 
> people "could care less."
> 
> Regards, C. William  
> 
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