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[GreenYes] Re: FW: [GreenYes] Re: plastic? or wax? coated milk cartons

In a message dated 11/29/2007 1:25:51 P.M. Pacific Standard Time, eric@no.address writes:Just because you can�t see it in the finished product seems to be good enough for some very large composters in Southern California and elsewhere � but � wait � maybe the pieces of petroplastic are so small that they are actually there and hurting the life in the ground, especially worms?The bottom line is that more research needs to be done � but who will fund it?
Hi Eric
Good point.
We know what bottle caps do to birds why wouldn't the same things happen on a micro scale to fish and worms?
Charles Moore has produced some amazing information (google marine debris) in regard to plastics and marine life.


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