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Recycling Symbols

                  WHAT DO RECYCLING SYMBOLS ON PLASTIC MEAN?

 1 PET, PETE
(Poylethylene Terephthalate)
 * Soft Drink, Water and Salad Dressings Bottles, Peanut Butter and Jams Jars …..
 
 
 
 
 
 
HDPE
(High-density Polyethylene)
* Water Pipes, Milk, Juice and Water Bottles, Grocery Bags, some Shampoo/Toiletry Bottles…..
 
 
 
 
 
1PVC
(Polyvinyl Chloride)
* Pipes, Cables, Furniture, Clothes, Toys…….
 
 
 
 
 
1LDPE
( Low -density Polyethylene)
* Frozen Food-Bags, Squeezable Bottles (ex: honey, mustard, cling films, flexible container lids…..)
 
 
 
 
 
1PP
(Polyprorylene)
* Reusable Microwaveable Ware, Kitchenware, Yogurt Containers, Microwavable Disposable Take-Away Containers, Disposable Cups, Plates….
 
 
1PS
(Polystyrene)
*Egg Cartons, Packing Peanuts, Disposable Cups, Plates, Trays and Cutlery, Disposable Take-Away Containers…….
 
 
 
1OTHER
(Often Polycarbonate or ABS)
* Beverage Bottles, Baby Milk Bottles, Compact Disc’s, Lenses including sunglasses,Prescription Glasses, Automotive Headlamps..