Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 13:08:34 -0500 (EST) From: FRIEDMAN.FRED@EPA.GOV (Fred Friedman) Subject: RE: Sustainable Development
November 7, 2001
Recycling either slows the rate of consumption of nonrenewable resources were provides alternatives to the consumption of nonrenewable resources. Sustainability in its most basic sense is about not running out of resources. Recycling is about being ongoing; so is sustainability. There are many other aspects to sustainability and many ideologically different definitions. And oilman will call drilling in the Arctic sustainable because it sustains the supply of oil. To This Oilman recycling means nothing. To a paper mill manufacturer in the amount of recycled paper available for feedstock is important because it helps make choices that connects a virgin and recycled paper to use in new product; some would say eventually it would lead to new invention of products and techniques which would be based upon recycling and the availability of recycled product. That would be both sustainable and recycled based.
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