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RE: [GreenYes] Should we do glass curbside
I understand that Sweden has negotiated a 'voluntary phase-out' with industries that choose PVC packaging for their products. I heard this by word of mouth from a reliable source (in the plastics industry). Could be a good model.

The appeal of PVC, as I understand it, is that it is possible to do smaller runs economically with this resin for some reason, making it more appealing than PVC to small companies.


At 09:57 AM 03/14/2002 -0500, Steen, Terri - Contractor wrote:
My point is that since this is a very small segment of the plastic container market, it could be phased out with little or no effect on the products themselves, thus simplifying the post-consumer waste stream a bit.  And I do think there are ways to convince manufacturers that they could make a relatively simple change in order to promote a safer, easier product life cycle.

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