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[GreenYes] Re: Any contaminants in biodegradable foam peanuts?



John,
I have heard that some still contain a polymer as a binding agent.
I would check with the manufacturer before I added it to my pile.

Reindl, John wrote:
> I received the following note from a citizen about any contaminants in the biodegradable foam peanuts. Has anyone heard of any concerns?
>
> Thanks,
>
> John
>
> ...........
>
> Hi John! I have a recycling question for you. I have a bag full of those foam peanuts that turn to mush in water, so I think they're the ones that are supposedly biodegradable. I'm considering getting them wet and dumping them on my compost pile, but since I use the compost in the garden, I don't want to do that if they have nasties in them. Do you know?
>
> Shari
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> class=446325713-05092006>I received the following note from a citizen about any
> contaminants in the biodegradable foam peanuts. Has anyone heard of any
> concerns?</SPAN></FONT></FONT></SPAN></DIV>
> <DIV><SPAN class=687155220-01092006><FONT face=Arial><FONT size=2><SPAN
> class=446325713-05092006></SPAN></FONT></FONT></SPAN>&nbsp;</DIV>
> <DIV><SPAN class=687155220-01092006><FONT face=Arial><FONT size=2><SPAN
> class=446325713-05092006>Thanks,</SPAN></FONT></FONT></SPAN></DIV>
> <DIV><SPAN class=687155220-01092006><FONT face=Arial><FONT size=2><SPAN
> class=446325713-05092006></SPAN></FONT></FONT></SPAN>&nbsp;</DIV>
> <DIV><SPAN class=687155220-01092006><FONT face=Arial><FONT size=2><SPAN
> class=446325713-05092006>John</SPAN></FONT></FONT></SPAN></DIV>
> <DIV><SPAN class=687155220-01092006><FONT face=Arial><FONT size=2><SPAN
> class=446325713-05092006></SPAN></FONT></FONT></SPAN>&nbsp;</DIV>
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> class=446325713-05092006></SPAN></FONT></FONT></SPAN>&nbsp;</DIV>
> <DIV><SPAN class=687155220-01092006><FONT><FONT size=2>Hi
> John!&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; I have a recycling question for you.&nbsp; I have a bag
> full of those foam peanuts that turn to mush in water, so I think they're the
> ones that are supposedly biodegradable.&nbsp; I'm considering getting them wet
> and dumping them on my compost pile, but since I use the compost in the garden,
> I don't want to do that if they have nasties in them.&nbsp; Do you
> know?</FONT></FONT></SPAN></DIV>
> <DIV><SPAN class=687155220-01092006><FONT size=2></FONT></SPAN>&nbsp;</DIV>
> <DIV><SPAN class=687155220-01092006><FONT
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