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RE: [greenyes] new PET bottle recycling method ?


THey can and are being sterilized and reused in many countries. These are
not the PET bottles sold in the U.S. I'm talking about sturdy PET plastic
bottles that can be rewashed and reused up to 30 times. I'll try to find a
picture of one and put it on our website if there is not already one there.
If all else fails, I'll take a picture of one of the refillable PET bottles
in our office and put that up.

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Patricia Franklin
Executive Director
Container Recycling Institute
1911 N. Fort Myer Drive, Ste. 702
Arlington, VA 22209

TEL: 703.276.9800
FAX: 703.276.9587
EMAIL: pfranklin@no.address

http://www.container-recycling.org
http://www.bottlebill.info
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-----Original Message-----
From: Debra Lombard [mailto:dlombard@no.address]
Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2004 9:29 AM
To: Eric Lombardi
Cc: 'GRRN list serve'
Subject: Re: [greenyes] new PET bottle recycling method ?


Why can't plastic soft drink bottles be sterilized and reused with maybe
just having to manufacture new caps?


Debra Lombard
LEEDtm Accredited Professional
Lighting & Sustainable Design
The RETEC Group
900 Chapel St., 2nd Fl - Box 9
New Haven, CT 06510
Tel: 203-776-2358 x 237
Fax: 203-773-3657
www.retec.com
dlombard@no.address





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