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[GreenYes] Re: Recyclable Plastic Cups


Hi Craig,
Not in this area yet and maybe not in yours...but compostables collection
(yard waste, food waste, biodegradables, paper/etc) is becoming more popular
these days. Your best bet that I know of are compostable PLA cups
http://www.greenlinepaper.com/products.asp?categoryID=8
<http://www.greenlinepaper.com/products.asp?categoryID=8&subcategoryID=41>
&subcategoryID=41 or compostable paper cups which are PLA or waxed (NOT
plastic) coated. We will carry these soon.

Steve

Stephen N. Weisser, Sales Manager
GreenLine Paper Company, Inc.
631 S. Pine Street
York, PA 17403
717-845-8697
1-800-641-1117
stevew@no.address
www.greenlinepaper.com <http://www.greenlinepaper.com/>
Close the loop: recycling works when we buy recycled.


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From: GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] On Behalf
Of Craig Barry
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2007 4:21 PM
To: greenyes@no.address
Subject: [GreenYes] Recyclable Plastic Cups



In our central Idaho community, we recycle on #1 and #2 plastic bottles only
(no tubs or cups). Yet we also have a lot of special events where plastic
cups are used but cannot be recycled.



I understand the cups are not accepted in these plastic bottle recycling
streams because of their manufacturing process (ie injection molding).



Does anyone know of a plastic beverage cup (beer and/or wine) that is
manufactured in a manner that can be accepted in this plastic bottle
recycling stream?



TIA for your help,



Craig Barry

Executive Director

<mailto:craig@no.address> craig@no.address



<http://www.ercsv.org/> Environmental Resource Center

471 North Washington Ave

PO Box 819, Ketchum, Idaho 83340



208.726.4333 w 208.726.1531 f

208.720.5661 m

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