Recycling Codes Were Created
to Simplify the Recovery of
Plastic Polymers to Remove Them from Landfills

The Recycling Codes are normally on the bottom of plastic and other containers in a triangle along with letters. The symbol (see below), number and letters rapidly identify the type of plastic that the container is made of.

PracticeSurvival.com highly recommends that you store food and water in glass or stainless-steel containers whenever possible.

Do your best to limit exposure to plastics with codes 1, 3, 6, or 7

Never Use Products with 7

    

 

 

Recycling Codes Explained