[GRRN] PET bottle recycling

Myra Nissen (myracycl@inreach.com)
Wed, 27 Oct 1999 18:37:40 -0700

Hi all,

My friend from Japan wants to know about PET bottle recycling in the US.
I suspect the methods of collection and processing vary with the
requirements of the lcoal markets. But can anyone give me an idea about
what they are familiar with?


Myra Nissen

> Hi Myra,
> Could you inform me how they are recycling petbottle in USA.
> Please inform me the details after collected by garbage
> company.
> for example regarding follows;
> They select by color?
> Garbage company will make bales before sorting?
> or somebody will clean up labels,caps?
> somebody will shred it?
> or after made bales at Garbage company, it'll be sent to
> recycler's mill and the mill will do everything until
> shirts?
> Please let me know something like that,thank you.
> Best Regards,
> Michiaki Nagatome