Envelope Window Coverings . Impact on Envelope Recycling and Sustainability Initiatives. EMA Plant Management Committee April 27, 2006. Window Coverings Agenda. Envelope Recycling and the Impact of Window Coverings ISRI / PSC TAPPI
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EMA Plant Management Committee
April 27, 2006
sets standardsSold by Grade
plastic adds to BTU value
materials removed include staples, film, UV cured coatings…
The ultimate balance sheet, calling attention to the three fundamental areas
Outstanding wet fiber tear
Great tear strength
Envelope and window can be composted together
Can be Recyclable or Repulpable in the Repulping process
Annually renewable and sourced from a stable raw material source – CORN !
Recognized by end users as the environmentally friendly choicePLA Envelope Window Film Features
Multiple sources of annually renewable feedstock's
Can be recycled in a number of ways
Using 100 lbs of PLA film instead of a petrol based film will:
Save 50 liters(14 gal.) of gas
Power a 100 watt light bulb for 8 months
Same as eliminating the Carbon Dioxide emissions from an automobile over a 6-week period
Clear Benefits that the Consumer UnderstandsPLA Environmental Features
12 – US Dept of Energy
Pallet that held master rolls is cut in half
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