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Janesville Gazette (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Janesville, Wisconsin Nation Tho Janesville Gazette / monday May 14, 1990/ Page 3a i i r in Pizio i i Griir n n i iwo in in \ a we in i r no mum in pin a natural packaging making comeback associated press new York in the dark Ages before styrofoam peanuts and plastic Bubble pack Man looked to the Forest to ensure that his Wedgwood vase get broken by the movers. Now. In the environmentally aware �?T90s. Excelsior and other natural packing materials Are making a comeback. A after the Earth Day Celebration it was phenomenal the said Jim Lefevre. Assistant Branch manager for american Excelsior co. Of Arlington Texas makers of the Long. Thin strands of Wood nearly forgotten in the age of plastic. A your customers Are telling us their customers Are asking for environmentally Safe companies like Lefevree a never stopped making Excelsior for the last four decades it was used mainly to cover budding foliage and prevent erosion. Now it has received a Facelift of sorts to make it More attractive to companies packaging everything from cosmetics to dishes. In red Green Blue. Orange purple and every Shade in Between Excelsior made one of the More colourful displays at last weeks Eastern packaging exposition Here. It was far from the Only environmentally sensitive product on View. This new interest in old ways comes As landfills overflow and businesses worry about their image. A there s no question about it. I think most mss or corporations Are going to have a real thrust into using More environmentally Safe materials a a said Philip Thom a purchasing manager at Johnson amp Johnson orthopaedics in Braintree. Mass. Quot our Selling Point now is biodegradable and non toxic. Even our glue is non toxic a Salesman Kevin Arnold told customers As he described cardboard like packaging materials made by honeycomb corp of North Haven Conn. Chip Giorgi another honeycomb Salesman said he feared some potential customers at the expo were scared away because the product his company had made since the Early 1970s was a almost too new Laws Are forcing companies to buy biodegradable packaging said Robert Sadlik. Supervisor of Miles pharmaceutical plus a peanuts Are getting to be a problem. You open a Box and they blow All Over the place a he said. Quot somebody a got to come up with something to replace peanuts a a Brian Stewartson sales manager for Rapak corp. Of Willoughby Ohio claims his company already has. The product pack consists of thick paper that has been crumbled. A a it a Back to the basics. There s no Pizzazz a he said. Pad pack sales in the Northeast for the first three months of this year were 300 percent above the same period last year. A a there a definitely something going on a he said. One product on display was lock a no pop a key tech corp. Item designed to be used in place of plastic wrap to Seal boxes and attach them to one another lock a no pop is a Clear non toxic and often invisible adhesive the Ocean n.j., company boasts in its literature. It claims to have signed up such companies As coca cola Nabisco Dupont Honeywell Revlon and Ralston Purina. Fred Biesecker president and chairman of drug plastics and Glass co. Of Boyertown pa., conceded his company s invention a plastic Container that uses one third recycled plastic is not the cheapest Way to make a bottle. But he said a a better life is not a cheaper he said he had not thought about recycling plastic before attending a waste seminar in new York two years ago. He smiled As he noted a today in a introducing a bottle that a got garbage in Waters surge in Texas Arkansas Louisiana associated press Louisiana banners today braced for the most disastrous flooding in 45 years. About 7,000 people were urged to leave Low lying areas in Texas and workmen dynamited a breached levee to prevent further damage in Arkansas. Highways reopened and flood victims began cleaning up in Oklahoma As National guardsmen inmates Farmers and volunteers filled sandbags and shored up levees in Louisiana and Arkansas. A this is my Home. If there was anything i could do i was going to do it a said Rosie Blair who worked alongside her husband and 14-year-old son in Texarkana Ark. Over the past three weeks 13 deaths have been blamed on flooding 12 in Texas and one in Oklahoma. In Louisiana heavy weekend rain compounded the flood threat As the red River continued its Rise from Shreveport to Alexandria. The River was expected to Crest five feet above flood stage in Shreveport on wednesday and had already overflowed in places. Up to 600 Square Miles including 200 Square Miles of Farmland will flood in the state this week and next and up to 500 Homes and Camps Between the levees and the River will be inundated said . Sen. J. Bennett Johnston. A it will be a Muir agricultural disaster. It la be a flood event such As we have not experienced since 1945,�?� Johnston said after meeting with corps of engineers officials. In Avo Yelles Parish National guardsmen joined with about 50 Vick Community members to finish a four mile levee to protect recently planted com Cotton and soybean Fields. In Texas about 7,000 residents downstream of Lake Livingston dam 60 Miles Northeast of Houston were told to evacuate their Homes along the rain swollen Trinity River officials said water was pouring Over the reservoirs spillway at More than twice the Normal rate. Sightseers carrying Lawn chairs and cameras gathered in Southeastern Texas As residents decided whether to pack up and leave. A a in a going to get As far away As i can a said Tina Lapaglia who spent mothers Day with her husband and two children at a Campground after abandoning their Home in Camilla twin harbours. A tomorrow ill look for a new place for us to a a in a going to stay Here As Long As i can a said John Burch 32, a Fisherman from Liberty. A my father is a cancer patient and we have to be careful with associated Pressa girl checks the condition of a flooded car in the Street in new Orleans sunday. The City was hit with 8 inches of rain in just a few hours. National new a Taswles compiled from associated press and Knight Ridder reports used car Sells for millions Palm Beach 1907 Rolls Royce Silver ghost has been sold for $2.86 million a world record Price for a Rolls an auction spokesman said. A this is the Best Rolls there is a British businessman Charles Howard said of the Cream coloured car once owned by the Rockefeller family. A a in be watched this car for 20 years. In a very thrilled to get it it and a sister Auto which sold for $2.25 million Are among Only four known to exist. They were from the collection of Rick Carroll who spent 27 years buying and restoring cars and automobile Memorabilia before his death in a car crash last year. A these cars were the blood that made his heart pump a said Tom Ehrbar a Friend. A the tucked them in at night people from Florida Europe and Japan spent nearly $21 million on 23 other Vintage autos including seven Duesenberg a Bentley Packard and a baby Bugatti auctioned by soothe by a. Mitsubishi recalls 86 cars Washington about 102,000 Mitsubishi cars from the 1986 Model year Are being recalled because they exceed Federal standards for Carbon monoxide emissions the environmental Protection Agency announced. The cars were equipped with 1.5-liter engines and sold As the Mitsubishi Mirage Dodge Colt and Plymouth Colt most of them under the Dodge and Plymouth nameplates Epa said. Dodge and Plymouth dealers will handle repairs to those cars and Mitsubishi dealers will handle models under than men kill at least 3 cafe patrons associated press fort Worth Texas a group of masked men wearing camouflage kicked in the door of a cafe and began firing at the occupants this morning killing three people and critically wounding at least three others authorities said. Two people were dead on the scene and another was dead on arrival at a Hospital after the still unexplained shootings at the Glass key cafe police spokesman Doug Clarke said. Three others were being treated at John Peter Smith Hospital where officials said their conditions were critical. Police reported there were four wounded persons but the whereabouts of the fourth was not immediately determined. Clarke said an undetermined number of persons pulled up in front of the lounge at about 7 a m. A two of them stood outside one at the Comer of the building one at the Comer of the Street a Clarke said. 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