Waynesville, NC (PressExposure) April 29, 2009 -- The U.S. Flag Code states, "The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning". There are alternatives to burning and recycling is a fairly new and unique option for you. We are working to assure that the American Flag is decommissioned properly and recycled in a dignified manner. Our staff will make sure the process of decommissioning is done the least amount of environmental impact and danger to American citizens.
DuPont, the manufacturer of Nylon, notes in its MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) that the results of burning nylon produces: âHazardous gases/vapors/byproducts produced in fire are Cyclopentanone, Aldehydes, ammonia, carbon monoxide, small amounts of hydrogen cyanide. Fire Fighting procedures (and When burning worn American Flags) keep personnel removed and upwind of fire. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus.â
America The Beautiful.comâs President, Peter F. Smith states: âWe gladly accept your flags for retirement and proper disposal - we will also offer you with a discount on the purchase of your replacement flag - no other company is doing this.â America The Beautiful.com is not the first company to offer this services, but we are looking to green conscious Americans to help us give new life to old flags.
Help us keep the Spirit of America Alive â send us your retired flag and purchase your American Made replacement from America The Beautiful.com.
Keep America Beautiful! Keep America Red, White, Blue and Green.