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Re: [greenyes] plastic bottle frustrations

At 08:32 PM 4/10/2005 -0400, CORRI GOTTESMAN wrote:
encourage the bottle industry to produce PET bottles with a weakness in them that would break the bottle with the amount of psi exerted by a typical compacting unit.

Other suggestions?

Given that many of these bottles are essentially "pressure vessels" having to contain carbonated beverages, I suspect the ram pressure needed to pop them might be excessive. I wonder if some sort of perforating device might be more practical.


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