—Martin Mittelstaedt, “ ‘Green’ bullet kills people, not the environment,” The Globe and Mail, July 21, 1999
The “green bullet” program is just one of many Department of Defense environmental initiatives.
—Patricia Smith, “Army team working on enviro-friendly arms,” The Star-Ledger (Newark, New Jersey), April 22, 1999
These environmental concerns have given tin - a non-corroding metal - a head start as “the green metal”, a concept that the British-based International Tin Research Institute is promoting.
RGC’s operations director, Mr Peter Robinson, yesterday predicted that new uses of tin such as the “green bullet” could boost worldwide tin consumption.
—Bruce Hextall, “Tin set to shoot ahead,” The Age (Melbourne, Australia), March 12, 1997