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American Agenda (Environment: Garbage) #113471

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 02, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Subject matter of American Agenda segments reviewed. Report introduced.

(Camden Cnty., New Jersey, Ned Potter) American's garbage problem featured; statistics given, scenes shown from Camden Cnty. landfill. [Environment Defense Fund spokesperson Fred KRUPP - says United States has a throwaway society.] One family's packaging purchases cited as example [Pepsi-Cola Company spokesperson Sal PORRAZZO - discusses plastic packaging.] Shortage of landfill space noted; packaging and garbage alternatives noted. Incr. profitability of recycling detailed; scenes shown of recycling in Camden. [Waste management consultant Gordon BOYD - explains exporting of scrap metal.] [KRUPP - predicts future problems.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Subjects for next week's American Agenda previewed.

Jennings, Peter

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