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Re: [GreenYes] Zero Waste Olympics
Did anyone else experience similar problems at the Salt Lake Olympics?  I'd 
like to document these problems to present to the International Olympics 
Committee for GRRN.  GRRN wants to be sure that future Olympics strive for 
the best Zero Waste practices possible.

Gary Liss

At 01:43 PM 04/22/02 -0500, you wrote:

>Having attended the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake I was very disappointed
>in what I saw and experienced.  At the venues it was "difficult-at-best"
>to find the recycling containers.  Also the looked almost identical to
>the trash cans.  Most disappointing was the lack of recycling at the
>hotels, etc.  If the games are to be considered Zero Waste then there
>needs to be a system in place to accommodate ALL the trash generated.
>
>Recycling and reduction JUST at the venues/stadiums is only a "feel good
>fabrication"... C. William
>
>    #  #  #  #  #  #  #  #  #  #
>"Make everyday an Earth Day."
>
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