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AgBags



Has anyone ever considered alternative disposal/use for the large
agricultural bags used by dairy farmers to store feed?  These bags (white
on the outside, black on the inside) are LDPE-4.  In theory, they are
recyclable, however, they can't practically be cleaned to recycling standards.

We are encountering farmers who are burning the bags after their one-time
use and would like to offer alternative disposal/use suggestions other than
landfilling the plastic.

Thank you.



John A. Bernardo
P2 Coordinator, Idaho DEQ
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID  83706
(208) 373-0114  phone
(208) 373-0169 fax
jbernard@deq.state.id.us