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Re: [greenyes] More on REFPET bottles


On Thu, 10 Jun 2004 19:16:47 -0400, you wrote:

>To: "BBAN List" <bb-action-ntwk@no.address>
>Subject: [greenyes] More on REFPET bottles
>From: "Pat Franklin" <pfranklin@no.address>
>Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 19:16:47 -0400
>Cc: "Green Yes" <greenyes@no.address>
>
>Someone else wrote and said:
>
>Hi Pat,
>I am from Europe originally (live in CA) and I can tell you for sure that I
>have not seen water or beer being sold in refillable PET bottles. It's
>mostly soda pop.
>
>Which one of the two - single-use or refillable systems - is more feasible
>or environmentally friendly is an old and very controversial fight.
>According to the last I heard they are very close if you balance pros and
>cons by energy conservation standards as well as pollution.

The real advantage is that instead of pulling new carbon from under
the Earth and introducing that into the environment you're reusing
carbon already present. It's at the very least "neutral" to global
warming.
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