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[GreenYes] Re: Plastics News Poll



As many of you may know, the recycling rate of states with a bottle
bill is several times the recycling rate of those states without a
bottle bill. Only 20% of our PET recycled overall nationally, but 50-
60% in those states with a bottle bill.


Pat Franklin wrote:
> I encourage everyone on the listserve to vote in the Plastics News Poll at
> http://www.plasticsnews.com/subscriber/headlines.phtml I'm not sure whether
> you have to be a subscriber to vote or not, but give it a try. Here are the
> poll results as of 5:45 today.
>
> What would be the best way to collect more plastics for recycling?
>
> Let the free market work; if there is demand, supply will follow. -
> 30.0%
>
>
> More states should set up deposit programs. - 30.0%
>
>
> More cities should offer curbside collection. - 26.3%
>
>
> Expand deposit programs to collect a wider variety of bottles. -
> 13.8%
>
>
>
> Total Votes: 80
> Poll Date: November 29, 2005
>
> ****************************************
> Patricia Franklin
> Executive Director
> NEW ADDRESS AND PHONE FOR CRI AS OF 10/1/05:
> Container Recycling Institute
> 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 800
> Washington, D.C. 20036-1904
> Tel.(202) 263-0999 Fax: (202) 263-0949
> www.container-recycling.org and www.bottlebill.org




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