Newton’s third law of motion may come into play in Arlington TX one day…..For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.
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Subject: How to prevent this consequential RISK of phasing out plastic bags from recycling?
When I read that we were removing plastic grocery bags from our list of recyclables, while it pushes people to use reusable bags which is great, I recall that we DON’T want to entice a program coming to Midlothian that is disguised as green when it really is bad for the downwinders…..so I asked Jim to remind me of the details of such risk…….
Per Jim Schermbeck of Downwinders at Risk….“Dow and Keep America Beautiful – they have an “Energy Bag” plastics project that takes all the “unrecyclable” plastic in a household, puts it in a special orange bag and then takes that to the cement kiln. Household waste incineration in kilns is coming back in vogue again for some companies and this (Arlington’s decision to disallow bags in recycle bins) is a foot in the door….”