materials can return to the marketplace in as little as 30
29% of recycled HDPE bottles go into making new
Recycling plastic saves twice as much energy as
burning it in an incinerator.
The first real recycling program was introduced in New
York City in the 1890s
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We team with industries to dispose of plastics in the
most efficient way possible and keep plastics from going to
landfill. Below is a list of plastics we recycle and
some example products.
(polyethylene terephthalate) is clear or slightly tinted and
has a high melting point: soft drink bottles, peanut butter
and salad dressing jars, sheeting for microwave food trays.
(high density polyethylene) - is translucent or colored:
milk jugs, juice bottles, water and detergent bottles,
margarine tubs, bleach, lotion, shampoo, and bubble bath
bottles, crates, pallets, totes, and bins.
(polyvinyl chloride): has a shiny surface and sinks in water
- vegetable oil and shampoo bottles, laundry detergent
containers, cooking oil bottles, window cleaning products,
and fresh meat wrappers.
(low density polyethylene): margarine tubs, coffee can lids,
and wrapping films.
(polypropylene): squeezable jelly, syrup bottles, ketchup
bottles, yogurt tubs and caps and closures.
(polystyrene): Styrofoam containers and clamshells.
This category includes Polycarbonate, ABS, Acrylic, Nylon,
or composites of 2 or more resins.