How much plastic do Americans recycle?

Answer In 2005, the amount of post-consumer plastics recycled in America reached an all-time high with 2.1 billion lbs. of plastic recycled. An additional 922 million lbs. of HDPE and plastic jugs were al... Read More »

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Can you recycle No. 6 plastic?

You can recycle No. 6 plastic items, but it can be difficult to find recycling programs that accept them. No. 6 plastic items are recycled into rulers, foam packing, insulation, light switch plates... Read More »

How to Recycle PS Plastic?

PS plastic stands for polystyrene. Polystyrene is most easily identified by the small number "6" on the bottom of the item. It's a hard plastic resin that's sometimes transparent and is made into C... Read More »

How to Recycle Van Plastic?

Plastic materials contain dangerous gases that can damage the Earth's atmosphere if not recycled properly. Most vans and cars have plastic interiors, including seats, door compartments and dashboar... Read More »

How to Recycle Plastic Car Parts?

Recycling plastic car parts can greatly benefit the environment, since recycling plastics of any kind will help reduce the amount of petroleum waste and noxious gases, such as chlorine, that are re... Read More »