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[GreenYes] Re: Recycling plastic grocery bags into new bags or otherplastics



They are usually recycled into plastic lumber. See
http://www.plasticlumber.org/public/member_sites.cfm
For manufacturers of plastic lumber in hte US, see
http://cpg.epa.tms.icfi.com/user/cpg_search.cfm
Here are some other possibly useful links.

California Integrated Waste Management Board - Recycled Plastic Lumber
http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/Plastic/Recycled/Lumber/

Massachusetts - EPP Program - Plastic Lumber
http://www.state.ma.us/osd/enviro/products/lumber.htm

On Nov 30, 3:46 pm, "Mario Laquerre" <m.laque...@no.address
quebec.gouv.qc.ca> wrote:
> Check Hilex Bag 2 Bag program:http://www.hilexpoly.com/bag2bag.htm
>
> Mario Laquerre
> Coordonnateur ICI
> RECYC-QUÉBEC
>
> 7171, rue Jean-Talon Est, bureau 200
> Anjou (Québec) H1M 3N2
> ( 514.352.5002 # 2244
> 8 m.laque...@no.address
>
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] De la part de ERC Sun Valley
> Envoyé : vendredi 30 novembre 2007 15:39
> À : GreenYes
> Objet : [GreenYes] Recycling plastic grocery bags into new bags or otherplastics
>
> I am working with a small grocery chain to institute a used plastic bag takeback program. However, there is no entitity to which to ship it to for appropriate processing (backhauling to the distribution center is not an option at this point).
>
> Does anyone know of a plastics manufacturer that accepts used plastic grocery bags, dry cleaning bags and shrink wrap for reuse into new plastic bags or products? Other comments from experience you may have about the process would be helpful as well.
>
> Thank you.
>
> Rhett Zyla, EI
> Recycling Coordinator
> Environmental Resource Center
> Ketchum, ID 83340
> 208.726.4333
> rh...@no.address



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