Re: [GRRN]

Pat Franklin (
Tue, 9 Feb 1999 08:55:01 -0800 (PST)

There is another issue I haven't seen mentioned lately and that is the
aluminum closures which contaminate the PET material.

Any comments on that???

Pat Franklin

At 03:16 PM 2/8/99 -0800, David L. Stitzhal wrote:
>Greetings All,
>I might be mistaken, but I thought one of the major issues with beer in
>plastic bottles had to do with the plastic resin being used. My
>understanding was that PEN is the resin in production now, not PET. And
>that being the case, recycling may be compromised.
>I haven't seen mention of PEN in the GreenYes discussion thread yet. Is
>that because I misrecollected re. its use, I missed past references in
>GreenYes, or because noone has yet raised this tricky issue?
>David Stitzhal, MRP, President
>Full Circle Environmental, Inc.
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