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Plastics Definitions For Recycling
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Plastics Definitions For Recycling Print E-mail

 

***ALL PLASTICS MUST BE RINSED CLEAN OF ALL FOOD AND DRINK***

 

Plastic #1:Polyethylene Terephthalate (PETE)

recycle-resin1Common uses: 2 liter soda bottles, water bottles, juice bottles, vitamin bottles, cooking oil bottles, peanut butter jars. This is the most widely recycled plastic

Plastic #2: High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

recycle-resin2Common uses: detergent bottles, milk jugs. These containers have a milky looking appearance.

Plastic #3: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

recycle-resin3Common uses: plastic pipes, outdoor furniture, shrink wrap, water bottles, salad dressing and liquid detergent containers.

Plastic #4: Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)

recycle-resin4Common uses: dry cleaning bags, produce bags, trash can liners, food storage containers.

Plastic #5: Polypropylene (PP)

recycle-resin5Common uses: bottle caps, drinking straws.

Plastic #6: Polystyrene (PS)

recycle-resin6Common uses: plastic tableware, meat trays, to-go "clam shell" containers. Cups, meat trays, and other containers that have any food or drink on or in it are not acceptable.

Plastic #7: Other

recycle-resin7Common uses: certain kinds of food containers and Tupperware. This plastic category, as its name of "other" implies, is any plastic other than the named #1-#6 plastic types. These containers can be any of the several different types of plastic polymers.

 

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