Are all plastic containers recyclable?

Answer Not all plastic containers are suitable for recycling. Most containers have a code, a number inside a triangle of arrows on the bottom. Most pick up services accept containers with codes 1 and 2; s... Read More »

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Are plastic CD cases recyclable?

Plastic CD cases are recyclable. According to the CD Recycling Center of America website, CD sleeves, jewel cases and slim cases can be recycled. Floppy discs, zip discs, VHS tapes and cassette tap... Read More »

Are plastic straws recyclable?

Plastic straws are made of polypropylene, classified as plastic #5, which is rarely accepted at recycling centers. Green businesses are stepping up to convert post-consumer plastic #5 into recyclab... Read More »

Are plastic bags recyclable?

Plastic bags can be recycled at many recycling centers and in some grocery stores. However, they must be recycled separately from other plastics. Remove receipts and other residue before recycling ... Read More »

Is plastic packaging recyclable?

Most plastic packaging is recyclable, especially bottles and containers. Most community recycling programs accept bottles, jugs, tubs, planting pots and buckets. Recycling programs do not accept pl... Read More »