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Garbage Conversion / Japan / New Jersey #199654

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 16, 1968
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(Studio) 2 manufacturer companies think they have answer to garbage problem.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tokyo, Japan) Tons of refuse shown. If burned, it pollutes air. Pollutes water if dumped into lakes and rivers and no more room for burying.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Union, New Jersey) Machine compacts garbage into brick-like substance.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Tokyo, Japan) Tokyo company has giant compactor to handle truckloads at time. Product coated with cement and used as foundation material or can be dipped in asphalt to be used as landfills in areas like swamps. Metal refuse sold as scrap to make steel.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Union, New Jersey) Conversion or re-cycling is answer, though not entirely worked out.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert
Duration:
00:04:00

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