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From: Fred Friedman (FRIEDMAN.FRED@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV)
Date: Fri Jan 17 1997 - 04:51:00 EST


Date: Fri, 17 Jan 97 09:51 WET
From: FRIEDMAN.FRED@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV (Fred Friedman)
Subject: Antifreeze recycling statistics (April Cole)

January 17,

Dear April Cole,

There are no reliable statistics available on the % of antifreeze nationally that is recovered for recycling or reuse. The process is too decentralized: too much consumer antifreeze is turned in to too many 1-day collection days. The best estimate that you will be able to get will come from The Waste Watch Center in Andover, Massachusetts(tel: 508-470-3044). The Research Library for RCRA has found their numbers believable, but not on a national basis, and certainly they won t have anything for last year!!!!! That s just an unrealistic expectation.



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