Used Agricultural Plastics Sorted by Resin & Typical Level of Contamination
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Quality and Resin Type of Used Agricultural Plastics
Levitan, Lois C.
Agricultural plastics products (e.g., bale wrap, twine, irrigation pipe, drip tape, nursery pots, maple tubing, pesticide containers, feed bags, etc.) are arrayed on the X-axis according to the primary plastic resin used in their construction and on the Y-axis by their typical level of contamination (by soil, vegetative debris, chemical residues, moisture, and/or grit).
NYS Environmental Protection Fund administered by NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
Recycling Agricultural Plastics Project, Cornell University
plastic resins; HDPE (high density polyethylene); agricultural plastics recycling; PP (polypropylene); PS (polystyrene); PVC (polyvinylchloride); LDPE (low density polyethylene)
earlier versions were titled 'Quality and Resin Type of Agricultural Plastics'