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Understanding the Plastic Recycling Codes

This is a very informative article from EarthEasy helping us understand the codes and number used on plastics. Author - Greg Seaman _______________________ "The well-recognized “chasing arrows” symbol we see on plastic containers and products does not mean the product is recyclable. The little number inside the triangle tells the real story. Within each chasing arrows triangle, there is a number which ranges from one to seven. The purpose of the number is to identify the type of plastic used for the product, Read More...

How to Recycle Ziploc Bags

"Ziploc bags, aka sandwich bags or resealable plastic bags, are starting to be accepted at more recycling facilities across the nation. The average American family uses 500 Ziploc bags every year. If all those bags are thrown away, that quickly adds up to a massive amount of plastic going into local landfills and incinerators. The good news is that Ziploc bags are recyclable. Even better: In most communities, recycling locations are more plentiful than you might think. That means the Read More...