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[GreenYes] Re: #3-7 plastics at curbside
I'm sure that Peter Anderson will reply to this email.  I believe he
did a report for the CA DOC on this very issue of "all plastic bottle

Peter, if and when you do reply can you tell us if that report
is available on line?????

At 11:21 PM 2/1/02 -0500, Brenda Platt wrote:
>Does anyone know of recycling operators opposed to APC's plan to
>encourage collection of #3-7 plastics at curbside?  Please respond
>directly to Tim, as he's not on the listserve.  You can cc the listserve
>and me too.
>Brenda Platt
>Institute for Local Self-Reliance
> >>  Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 14:02:39 -0800
> >>  From: Tim Krupnik <>
> >>
> >>  Hello,
> >>
> >  > My name is Tim and I work for the Berkeley Ecology Center
> >recycling and education program.  I am currently working to write a
> >resolution for the city and state to adopt combatting the American
> >Plastics Council's motion to collect #3-7 plastics at the curbside.
> >The general feeling here is that to present the 3-7 collections is
> >to promote them as "recyclable," which they won't be.  This is, in
> >our view, propaganda that mis-leads the public and makes recycling
> >appear to be less environmentally concerned.
> >  >
> >>  I was informed that you might know of other municipal recycling
> >>operations that are opposing their motion (I need to provide
> >>evidence that this is not just a "Berkeley Thing," and that there
> >>are reliable, concerned people in the industry opposed to the APC's
> >>stance.
> >>
> >>  Might you have any information, articles, etc?
> >  >
> >  > Please let me know.  Thank You,
> >  > Tim krupnik
> >  > Plastics Task Force.

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