Agriculture and Environment
This Community deals with applied research and outreach relating to environmental and health risks.
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(Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University, 2014-09-24)Both a brief outline of the requirement for training mandated by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) and Cornell University Council prior to use of the BigFoot plastics baler or comparable ...
(Recycling Agricultural Plastics Program, Cornell University, 2016-01)Illustration showing agricultural plastics products--for example, bale wrap, twine, irrigation pipe, drip tape, nursery pots, maple tubing, pesticide containers, feed bags, etc.--arrayed on a 'graph' by plastic resin ...
(2016-01-29)Plastics recyclers are usually quite particular about the kinds of plastic (i.e., which plastic resins) they will accept for processing. Reasons include: which plastics are called for in “recipes” for the products they ...
(Recycling Agricultural Plastics Program, Cornell University, 2015-01-29)Recycling horticultural films is challenging. But the challenges are surmountable. This presentation is a quick summary of the challenges, how they can be surmounted, and what exactly is meant by recycling.
(2014-12-04)This presentation is a forward-looking as well as retrospective update on the status of recycling markets for agricultural plastics. From experience we have learned much about characteristics of likely markets for these ...