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  • Recycling Agricultural Plastics: What Have We Learned? 

    Levitan, Lois (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Program, Cornell University, 2016-04-25)
    These are slides for a webinar organized by the National Recycling Coalition (NRC) and the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center (PARMC) as part of their Sustainable Materials Management Webinar Series, 2015-2016. The ...
  • Using a BigFoot BF300 Baler 

    Levitan, Lois; Leonard, Nate; Hartsuyker, Mark (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University and Recording Racoon Studio, Ithaca NY (rrstudios.tv), 2013-10)
    Video presentation of the Cornell Recycling Agricultural Plastic Project's guide to the operation of a BigFoot plastics compactor, which is a mobile baler designed for travel on-road and across agricultural fields. The ...
  • BigFoot Plastics Baler: Dennis Sutton, Baler Developer, Describes the BF300 Model 

    Levitan, Lois; Henry, Elizabeth (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University, 2010-05)
    Dennis Sutton, developer of the line of BigFoot mobile plastics balers designed for on-farm collection of agricultural plastics, describes features of the BF300 model and how it works. This particular machine was supposed ...
  • Recycling Plastics Used in Agriculture 

    Putman, Blake; Levitan, Lois; Henry, Elizabeth (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University, 2010-06)
    Blake Putman, field coordinator of Cornell University's Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project (RAPP), interviews dairy farmer Jim Putman and Clinton County, NY, Soil and Water Conservation District manager Steve Mahoney. ...
  • Agricultural Plastic Recycling Pioneer: Eugene Wright 

    Levitan, Lois (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Program, Cornell University, 2011-10-31)
    Retired sheep farmer Eugene Wright from Homer, NY, tells how he started using plastic bale wrap in 1990 and saved the waste plastic from then until he retired in 2007, hoping that a recycling option would emerge. He did ...

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