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Plastic recycling

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plastic_recycling

Plastic recycling is the process of recovering scrap or waste plastic and reprocessing the material into useful products. Since plastic is non- biodegradable, ...

How to Recycle Plastics - Eco-Cycle

www.ecocycle.org/plastics-recycling

Don't get too recycling happy and throw all plastics in the bin. Please just give us those #1 -7 plastic bottles and tubs and help us keep these important NOs out ...

SPI - About Plastics - Recycling

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Recycling. Did you know that every ton of plastic bottles recycled saves about 3.8 barrels of oil? The plastics industry realized more than 20 years ago that ...

The Association of Plastic Recyclers

www.plasticsrecycling.org/

Contains information on designing new plastics packaging to ensure that it is compatible with existing systems for reclaiming plastics for recycling.

Residential Recycling Collection | dpw

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Residential Recycling Collection ... Your Recycling Day ... plastic 5-gallon water bottles, plastic pallets, plastic toys, and empty plastic garbage/recycling bins ...

How to Recycle Plastic Jugs & Bottles - Earth911.com

earth911.com/recycling-guide/how-to-recycle-plastic-jugs-bottles/

Most plastic jugs and bottles are 100 percent recyclable. Find a location to recycle plastic jugs and bottles using our recycling locator at the end of this article .

Plastics Recycling 2017

www.plasticsrecycling.com/

The Plastics Recycling Conference is the focal point for the increasingly complex and international plastics recycling industry. The event brings together plastics ...

PlasticFilmRecycling: Homepage

www.plasticfilmrecycling.org/

Provides information to the general public, municipalities, and businesses about how to recycle post-consumer and post-commercial plastic bags and film.

Recycling Plastic Bags | Bowie, MD - Official Website - City of Bowie

www.cityofbowie.org/1173/Recycling-Plastic-Bags

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. ReusableBagGreenPhoto.jpg Plastic bags are everywhere. You receive them at the grocery store, for your carryout food, and at most ...

The Journey of a Plastic Bottle After You Drop It Into a Recycle Bin ...

www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/12/what-actually-happens-to-a-recycled-plastic-bottle/418326/

Dec 4, 2015 ... The Violent Afterlife of a Recycled Plastic Bottle. What happens after you toss it into the bin? Sims's tipping floor in its new Brooklyn facility ...

Answers
Different types of plastic require different processing to be reformulated as raw material. Some municipalities accept all types of plastic for recycling, while others only accept jugs, containers and bottles with certain numbers stamped on their bottoms.
Reuse! Refillable plastic containers can be reused about 25 times. Container reuse can lead to a substantial reduction in the demand for disposable plastic and reduced use of materials and energy.