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Re: [BKARTS] plastic books



The only redeeming value in plastic books might be if the
non-recyclable plastics are being utilized.  Most parts of the
country can recycle no. 1 and 2; so if a use for 3-6 could be
found, it would be great!  TL Herbert, Charleston, SC

On Fri, 8 Nov 2002, Audrey Hill wrote:

> Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2002 07:21:29 EST
> From: Audrey Hill <AudHill57@AOL.COM>
> Reply-To: "Book_Arts-L: READ THE FAQ at http://www.philobiblon.com"
     <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] plastic books
>
>  This might be a question Ben could answer best, but plastic books as an
> illustration of less wasteful design?  Wouldn't old fashioned paper serve the
> designer's purposes better being a renewable resource and biodegradable?  I
> thought plastic was the demon resource made from hydro carbons and required a
> lot of energy to make.
>
> Audrey
>
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