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RE: [GreenYes] Are compostable plastics good?
I have seen this statement about biomass a couple of times now and wonder
what reference is used to substantiate it.  Could y'all help me?

JW

What we do today, touches seven generations.



-----Original Message-----
From: owner-greenyes@grrn.org [mailto:owner-greenyes@grrn.org]On Behalf
Of Muna Lakhani
Sent: Saturday, December 22, 2001 2:41 AM
To: SPENDELOW.Peter.H@deq.state.or.us
Cc: greenyes@grrn.org
Subject: Re: [GreenYes] Are compostable plastics good?


SPENDELOW.Peter.H@deq.state.or.us wrote:
>
> Recent postings here have praised certain types of plastics as being
> compostable or implied that it would be good if all garbage was
putrescible.

thanx for those views...

speaking for myself, the "plastic" I referred to was actually starch,
not plastic at all!

so from a CO2 point of view, for example, it would be neutral - as all
biomass is...

Muna


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