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    • 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 ...
    • AGRICULTURAL PLASTIC PRODUCTS: Differentiating products by resin & color—Characteristics that matter to recyclers 

      Levitan, Lois (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Program, Cornell University, 2016-02)
      Farmers and organizers of agricultural plastics recycling programs—the people who supply used plastics to recycling markets—should be knowledgeable and clear about what products they have and which resin(s) the products ...
    • 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 ...
    • Agricultural Plastics in Pictures 

      Levitan, Lois (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Program, Cornell University, 2016-02)
      Presentation slides with photos and brief descriptors of more than 30 agricultural plastic products. Intended to stand alone or be a pictorial companion to the two-page factsheet 'AGRICULTURAL PLASTIC PRODUCTS: Differentiating ...
    • Agricultural Plastics Q & A 

      Levitan, Lois (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Program, Cornell University, 2016-02)
      Asks and responds to questions, such as What are agricultural plastics?, What is plastic?, How is plastic film used on dairy farms and in horticulture? and What happens with agricultural plastics when they are no longer ...
    • Agricultural Plastics Q&A 

      Levitan, Lois C. (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University, 2013-05-08)
      A series of nine one-page educational snippets about plastics in general and agricultural plastics in particular.
    • Agricultural Plastics: What are they? Why are they 'hard stuff'? Can the challenges be surmounted? 

      Levitan, Lois C. (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University. Presented at the Plastics Recycling Conference 2014, Session 1A The Hard Stuff-Recycling Film, Foam and Other Difficult Plastics, Orlando, FL., 2014-03-11)
      Presentation slides illustrate the array of agricultural plastic products, the plastic resins they are made from, and qualities and practices that increase suitability for recycling. The reasons that agricultural plastics ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Big Foot Baler BF300—Tools & supplies checklist 

      Levitan, Lois C.; Leonard, Nathan (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University, 2012-03-29)
      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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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.
    • CÓMO USAR LA EMPACADORA BIGFOOT PARA COMPACTAR Y RECICLAR PLÁSTICOS AGRÍCOLAS 

      Levitan, Lois; Leonard, Nathan (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Program, Cornell University, 2016-02)
      El problema de los desechos plásticos preocupa a los finqueros hace años. Reciclar es una solución posible: permite conservar energía y recursos, ahorrar el costo de disponer de los desechos y es una alternativa legal a ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Empacadora Big Foot BF300—Lista de suministros y herramientas 

      Levitan, Lois C.; Leonard, Nathan (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University, 2012-03-29)
      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—Resumen de pasos para el manejo 

      Levitan, Lois C.; Leonard, Nathan (Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University, 2012-03-14)
      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 ...