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ABC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 08, 1990
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Recent recycling announcements from Coca- Cola, Pepsi-Cola and McDonald's recalled.

(Charlottesville, Virginia: Jed Duvall) Growing consumer demand for recyclable packaging featured; details given of efforts by one small, one medium and one large company to help the environment; scenes shown from store in Charlottesville, Virginia, that stocks only products in biodegradable packaging. [Earthwise owner Charles HUGUS - explains why he opened this store.] Recycling efforts by Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream company in Waterbury, VT, detailed. [Ben and Jerry's worker Gail MAYVILLE - talks about pushing for recycling.] Impact of mass deaths at Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India, on the chemical industry noted. [Monsanto CEO Richard MAHONEY - talks about improving company's practices to help clean up the environment.] "The Monsanto Pledge" to cut its toxic emissions cited.

Duvall, Jed;
Simpson, Carole

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