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BPI: PE bag donation to help relief efforts in Haiti

PE film and flexibles group British Polythene Industries (BPI, Greenock, Scotland / UK; www.bpipoly.com) has donated more than 20,000 plastic refuse sacks and body bags to assist the disaster relief efforts in Haiti. BPI was approached by Oxfam (Oxford, Cowley / UK; www.oxfam.org.uk) in early February and the sacks were flown to Haiti on 5 February.

The full consignment comprised 10,000 clinical waste bags, 10,000 household waste bags and 500 body bags. All the bags had been manufactured from blends of virgin PE and recycled PE at the BPI plant in Heanor, Derbyshire.

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