Printech Archives, June, 1998: Ink on news inserts

Ink on news inserts

Donna Peterson (
Mon, 01 Jun 98 15:37:00 PDT

From: Donna Peterson <>
To: "'printech'" <>
Subject: Ink on news inserts
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 98 15:37:00 PDT

Does anyone know whether the inks used on glossy newspaper inserts contain
heavy metals? A county in MN is looking at composting old newspapers and
is concerned about possible heavy metal contamination.
Donna Peterson, Senior Scientist
Minnesota Technical Assistance Program
1313 5th St. SE Room 207
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Phone No. 612-627-1910
FAX NO. 612-627-4769




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