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JLC ??DECEMBER 1991 EIGHT- PENNY NEWS VOLUME 10 • NUMBER 3 DECEMBER 1991 Workers in Chicago installed the first roofing panels made from recycled computer housings on two MacDonald's restaurants there. The panels, made by Nailite Corp., are made of 52% recycled material from the housings of old Digital Equipment computers, and 48% virgin material from General Electric Plastics. The panels, which are designed to resemble cedar shakes, can be installed over existing asphalt shingles with standard roofing nails; they snap together at the edges. The recycled panels are not yet commercially available, though a similar, 100% virgin-material product is being test-marketed commercially in California. For more information, contact GE Plastics, Inquiry