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Re: [GreenYes] plastics recycling education
Dear melissa:

While not a poster, this page from the APC site explains the reason in very
elementary terms why blow-molded and injection molded products made even
from the same resin type can't usually be mixed.

http://www.plasticsresource.com/recycling/think_quality/understand.html

Roger Guttentag
610-584-8836
rgutten@concentric.net
----- Original Message -----
From: melissa terry <melissaterry@yahoo.com>
To: Peter Anderson <anderson@recycleworlds.org>; <greenyes@grrn.org>
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2002 4:24 PM
Subject: [GreenYes] plastics recycling education


> dear recyclers,
>
> while we're on the sticky subject of plastics, does
> anyone know if there is ANY educational material
> available out there that explains the difference
> between blow-molded and injection-molded plastics?
>
> i have visted with the american plastics/chemistry
> council and with the napcor folks to no avail. i'm
> specifically looking for a poster or something to help
> explain why, because of their different markets, we
> cannot accept all #1's and #2's in our program at this
> time.
>
> any leads would be greatly appreciated!
>
> cheers,
> melissa terry
>
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