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[greenyes] FW: Glaring mistake in a story!


FYI- WE complained and the editors at the Christian Science Monitor
corrected the misinformation re: recycling rates of plastic bottles
appearing in their recent article "Trendy source of waste"
http://reusablebags.com/news.php?id=18
http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/1027/p16s01-sten.html

Vincent Cobb
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-----Original Message-----
From: Kehe, Marjorie [mailto:kehem@no.address]
Sent: Thursday, November 18, 2004 10:02 AM
To: 'vincentcobb@no.address'
Subject: FW: Glaring mistake in a story!

Yes, believe me, we know! Several readers were very active in pointing this
out to us. As of today, you should find a corrected version of the story on
our website.

Marjorie Kehe
Senior Features Editor
The Christian Science Monitor
One Norway Street
Boston, MA 02115
kehem@no.address

> ----------
> From: Belsie, Laurent
> Sent: Thursday, November 18, 2004 7:58 AM
> To: Kehe, Marjorie
> Subject: FW: Glaring mistake in a story!
>
> Marjorie:
>
> More plastic complaints....
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Case, Christa
> Sent: Saturday, November 13, 2004 9:20 PM
> To: Belsie, Laurent
> Subject: FW: Glaring mistake in a story!
>
>
>
> ----------
> From: Vincent Cobb
> Sent: Thursday, November 11, 2004 3:17 PM
> To: oped@no.address
> Subject: Glaring mistake in a story!
>
> Here is e-mail from Vincent Cobb (vincentcobb@no.address):
>
> Responding to: http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/1027/p16s01-sten.html
>
> Your article Trendy source of waste.
> http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/1027/p16s01-sten.html
> states that 50% of plastic bottles end up in recyling bin.
>
> That number is WAY OFF. Every statistic I've seen put it closer to 5%.
>
> You can't change what is in print, HOWEVER you can change what is at your
> site!
>
> Vincent Cobb
ReusableBags.com
> Chicago, IL 60622
> 7732553523
www.reusablebags.com
>
>
>





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