Can plastic utensils be recycled?

Answer Disposable plastic cutlery cannot be recycled since it is constructed from a different type of plastic than other recyclable plastic. Plastic cutlery also often contains food waste, which cannot be... Read More »

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When were plastic utensils invented?

The first utensil made out of plastic was a children's domestic utensil set that had a fork and a spoon housed inside a cartoon character. Patent #2,498,413 was issued to Marvin I. Glass for this ... Read More »

Are Dixie plastic utensils dishwasher safe?

Dixie plastic utensils aren't recommend for exceptionally hot liquids, said information officer Randal Robison, much less dishwashers. “Our products are durable and can be hand washed,” he said... Read More »

Can plastic bottles be recycled?

Not every type of plastic is recyclable. Plastics accepted as recyclable are labeled on the bottom with the number "1" and the letters "PETE," or the number "2" with the letters "HDPE."References:P... Read More »

Recycled Plastic Gifts?

Recycled gifts are all the rage with the "green living" fad sweeping over much of the United States. Plastic recycled gifts are available all over the internet, ranging from reconstituted milk jugs... Read More »