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[GreenYes] recycling polystyrene and plastics FYI

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Subject: APC - Reply to your question
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 15:17:53 -0400

American Plastics Council - Response to Information Request

Thank you for contacting the American Plastics Council via On-line

Your question as we understand it is:

School system in Florida looking to recycle styrofoam trays--need contact

Our Response to your question is:

Enclosed is a list of organizations that can assist you with recycling of

APC maintains a database of buyers and sellers of recycled plastics in the
United States and Canada. This database is a cooperative effort of APC in
the U.S. and the Environment and Plastics Industry Council (EPIC) in
Canada and contains more than 1650 recycling companies in the post
industrial and post-consumer plastics industry in North America. Please
visit our website at:,
you will be able to customize a database search of recyclers in your area.

traditional, industrial recycling industry. The majority of ISRI member
companies are family-owned businesses, many of which have been in
continuous operation for 100 years or more. Thus, they are often referred
to as "The Original Recyclers". Please visit there website at:

Recycler?s World is an interactive recycler's exchange with free listings
of materials to buy, sell and trade. Please visit there website at:

Resource Recycling Inc. has a directory entitled "1999 Scrap Plastics
Markets Directory. The address is:
Resource Recycling Inc.
P.O. Box 10540
Portland, OR 97296-0540
Phone: 503-227-1319
Email: resrecycle@no.address

Global Recycling Network (GRN) is a free-access public site dedicated to
recycling-related information. We offer all companies involved in the
Recycling Industry a wide exposure through: Web-publishing Services,
Online Sales and Catalogs, Advertising. Please visit their website at:

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Plasticx Universe,

Rainier Plastics is a Post-Industrial LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, and PP plastics
reprocesser. Buys clean scrap in all forms (bales, film, regrind, parts,
etc.), then repelletize, post-blend pellets, package in lined gaylords and
sells to manufactures of plastic products. You may contact Rainer Plastics
at: Plastics at:

We hope this is helpful. If you have further questions, please call us at
1-800-2-HELP-90 (USA) or visit our family of websites at


APC Customer Service

APC works to ensure plastics are a preferred material by actively
demonstrating they are a responsible choice in a more environmentally
conscious world.

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