[GRRN] Pet (fwd)

patfranklin (cri@container-recycling.org)
Tue, 15 Jun 1999 10:30:33 -0400 (EDT)

Here's someone else who needs help

>Subject: Pet (fwd)
>To: containerrecyc@mindspring.com
>Date: Wed, 2 Jun 1999 15:25:21 -0400 (EDT)
>Reply-To: <conradb@sla.co.za>
>From: "Conrad Beukes" <conradb@sla.co.za>
>To: <cri@container-recycling.org>
>Subject: PET

>Good day
>I require some information on the processes involved in PET recycling. It
>seems that this information is extremely difficult to come by in South
>Africa. I am currently busy with my MBA-degree and require information on
>how to set up a venture specializing in PET recycling. How is the
>containers cleaned, to what size must the "chips" be reduced, how is the
>plastic treated to make it market-ready, cost of the machinery , etc.
>Recycling is not very big in S.A. but is gaining momentum. Should this
>study proof a PET recycling venture to be viable, we would likely persue it
>Looking forward to your reply
>Conrad Beukes
>Tel: 0825794910
Container Recycling Institute
1911 Ft Myer Drive, Suite 900
Arlington, Virginia 22209
703/276-9800 fax 276-9587