Recycling Codes

Recycling Code #7

  Most Common Uses: Number 7 (Miscellaneous) can be a multitude of plastic polymers and resins mixed together. It is commonly used in three- and five-gallon water bottles, ‘bullet-proof’ materials, sunglasses, DVDs, iPod and computer […]

Recycling Codes

Recycling Code #6

  Most Common Uses: PS is commonly used in disposable plates and cups, meat trays, egg cartons, carry-out containers, aspirin bottles, compact disc cases toys, flower pots, video cassettes, ashtrays, trunks, beverage/food coolers, beer cups, […]

Recycling Codes

Recycling Code #4

  Most Common Uses: LDPE is commonly used in plastic bags, buckets, soap dispenser bottles, plastic tubes, squeezable bottles; bread, frozen food, dry cleaning and shopping bags, tote bags, clothing, furniture, and carpet.   Health […]

Recycling Codes

Recycling Code #3

  Most Common Uses: PVC is commonly used in Window cleaner and detergent bottles, shampoo bottles, cooking oil bottles, clear food packaging, wire jacketing, medical equipment, siding, windows, piping, plumbing and building materials, and in […]

Recycling Codes

Recycling Code #2

  Most Common Uses: Milk jugs, juice bottles; bleach, detergent and household cleaner bottles; shampoo bottles; imitation wood; some trash and shopping bags; motor oil bottles; butter and yogurt tubs; cereal box liners Health Risks: […]