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RE: Reuse for PE-coated paper?



Shred for use in packaging delicate non-food goods. Should be used
locally to avoid freight.

Bill Green
bgreen@ecolink.com
770-621-8240


-----Original Message-----
From: Barbara Bloomfield (610) 832-6166
[mailto:BLOOMFIELD.BARBARA@a1.pader.gov]
Sent: Monday, November 30, 1998 9:24 AM
To: p2tech
Subject: Reuse for PE-coated paper?


    A facility in Philadelphia manufactures foam.  The resin is placed
in
bins 
to polymerize; the bins are lined with a lightweight brown paper which
prevents 
the  foam from sticking to the sides of the bins, and the paper is lined
with a 
thin polyethylene film.

     When the foam has "set" and is removed from the  bins, the
composite
paper 
liner is discarded. Apparently, it can only be used once.  Much of the
paper  
has a thin layer of foam sticking to it.

    The company wants to know if there are ways that this PE lined paper
can be 
used rather than tossed out.

    Any suggestions?

   
Barbara Bloomfield and Paul Jardel
PA DEP - OPPCA and SWM