September 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;9/3/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 8, p6
Trade Publication
The article offers the author's views on the recycling process with reference to an article by John Tierney. According to the author, plastic packaging requires less carbon-emitting energy in manufacturing and transportation than the traditional alternatives wood crates and paper or cardboard wrapping. He states that the recycling of plastic items requires considerable manpower and hydrocarbon expense and does more harm to the environment than the first-generation plastics manufacturing.


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