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Re: Compostable diapers / plastic vs. glass / diesel vs. gas

Franklin Associates (Prairie Village, Kansas) did a comparison of soft-drink
containers in 1989 called "Comparative Energy and Environmental Impacts for
Soft Drink Delivery Systems."  The study was commissioned by the National
Association for Plastic Container Recovery, a plastics manufacturers group.

Kirsten Sinclair Rosselot, P.E.
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-----Original Message-----
From: Serge de Gheldere
To: Multiple recipients of list ECDM <ECDM@pdomain.uwindsor.ca>
Date: Tuesday, August 03, 1999 6:51 AM
Subject: Compostable diapers / plastic vs. glass / diesel vs. gas

>     Hello ECDM'ers:
>     1) Can anyone point me towards (European) manufacturers of compostable
>     diapers. I know there is a brand called "Nature boy & girl",
>     manufactured in Sweden, but I can't find the actual manufacturer.
>     2) Where can I find LCAs or an environmental comparison between glass
>     and PET packaging for water or soda.
>     3) Same question for Diesel vs. gasoline (vs. bio-diesel vs.
>     electricity) for engines of personal cars.
>     Thank you,
>     Serge de Gheldere