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    • Annual Report Form - Recyclables Handling & Recovery Facility 

      NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION DIVISION OF SOLID & HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, 2000)
      NYS DEC form required to be filed annually to monitor storage of recyclable material.
    • Registration Form for a Solid Waste Management Facility 

      NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION DIVISION OF SOLID & HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, 2000-04)
      Instructions and brief form for required registration of sites used for storage of recyclables.
    • Recycling Agricultural Plastics in New York State 

      Levitan, Lois C.; Barros, Ana (Environmental Risk Analysis Program, Cornell University, 2003)
      This report is a product of the Cornell “open burning group,” which formed in Winter 2002 to assess the extent and environmental health significance of open burning of household wastes and agricultural plastics in New York ...
    • Biology & Community Intertwined: Example of Smallpox 

      Levitan, Lois (Presented at the Symposium Role and Responsibilities of the Land Grant System in Building Community Strengths to Address Biohazards, Cornell University, 2003-09-08)
      This presentation opened a two-day symposium held at Cornell University in September 2003 to explore how biological and social factors are intertwined in the development of and response to environmental and health risks. ...
    • Smallpox—The Disease & Vaccine. A “Guide to Issues” for CCE Educators 

      Levitan, Lois; Miller, Sara (2003-10)
      Since 1979, when a worldwide campaign succeeded in eradicating the pox, there have been no natural cases of smallpox. In recent decades children have not been vaccinated against smallpox and the immunity of adults vaccinated ...
    • Agricultural Plastic Film Recycling: Feasibility and Options in the Central Leatherstocking-Upper Catskill Region of New York State 

      Levitan, Lois C.; Cox, David G.; Clarvoe, Martha B. (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project (RAPP), Cornell University, 2005-01)
      This report focuses on the plastic films used in dairy agriculture (#4 LDPE and LLDPE, low density polyethylene resins) with some attention to polypropylene baling twine; nursery/greenhouse films; and non-agricultural ...
    • Recycling Agricultural Plastics: Best Management Practices to Keep Plastic Clean Enough to Recycle 

      Levitan, Lois; Recycling Ag Plastics Project (Recycling Ag Plastics Project, self published, 2008)
      Best management guidelines for handling agricultural plastics in preparation for recycling are now available as a full color, 8.5" x 14", poster. One version is targeted to dairy and livestock producers who use ag plastics ...
    • 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. ...
    • Completing the Circle: Promoting purchase of products made from recycled agricultural plastics 

      Levitan, Lois C. (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University, 2011-02)
      Presentation made to a working session at the 2011 TPSA conference to advance an initiative to identify, brand and promote products made with content from recycled agricultural plastics.
    • Big Foot Baler BF300—Summary of operating steps 

      Levitan, Lois C.; Leonard, Nathan (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University, 2011-03-12)
      One of a series of three checklists for operators of a BigFoot BF300 mobile plastics baler designed to compact agricultural films. Checklists of tools and supplies, steps to take in preparation for taking the baler on the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Discarded Agricultural Plastics:
 Evolving Infrastructure & Markets for Recycling 

      Levitan, Lois C. (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project (RAPP), Cornell University, 2011-11-02)
      Presentation made at the SWANA, NYS Chapter, Technical Training Session: Plastics – Myths & Mysteries, Nov 2, 2011. Covers types of agricultural plastic products, reasons for recycling these materials, organizational ...
    • RAPP Update for NYS Farmers & other users of agricultural/horticultural plastic 

      Levitan, Lois C. (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project (RAPP), Cornell University, 2012)
      Information for farmers and other users of agricultural plastics about how to begin recycling these plastics. Includes background on the Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project and on NYS's regulation prohibiting open burning.
    • RAPP Update for NYS Recycling Community 

      Levitan, Lois C.; Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project (RAPP) (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project (RAPP), Cornell University, 2012)
      Information for materials management and recycling agencies and businesses about the NYS Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project (RAPP). Includes a summary of NYS's regulation prohibiting open burning as it applies to the ...
    • Big Foot Baler BF300—Daily maintenance & pre-operation checklist 

      Levitan, Lois C.; Leonard, Nathan (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University, 2012-02-28)
      One of a series of three checklists for operators of a BigFoot BF300 mobile plastics baler designed to compact agricultural films. Checklists of tools and supplies, steps to take in preparation for taking the baler on the ...
    • Empacadora Big Foot BF300—Lista de previos al manejo y mantenimiento diario 

      Levitan, Lois C.; Leonard, Nathan (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University, 2012-02-28)
      One of a series of three checklists for operators of a BigFoot BF300 mobile plastics baler designed to compact agricultural films. Checklists of tools and supplies, steps to take in preparation for taking the baler on the ...
    • New York State's Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project (RAPP): Hurdles and High Points 

      Levitan, Lois C. (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project (RAPP), Cornell University, 2012-03)
      The Northeast United States supports a vibrant and diversified agriculture that generates lots of different types of plastic waste. This presentation focuses on logistical decision points in developing a sustainable ...
    • New York State's Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project (RAPP): Hurdles and High Points 

      Levitan, Lois (Plastics Recycling Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 21-22, 2012: Obstacles And Opportunities With Agricultural Plastic Recycling, 2012-03-12)
      The Northeast United States supports a vibrant and diversified agriculture that generates lots of different types of plastic waste. This presentation focuses on logistical decision points in developing a sustainable ...
    • BigFoot BF300: Basic Training Curriculum 

      Levitan, Lois C.; Leonard, Nathan (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University, 2012-03-12)
      Summary of points to cover in the basic training required for anyone who will be assisting in loading, transporting or operating a BigFoot BF300 baler under the auspices of the NYS Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project. ...