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Recycling Symbols - To sum it all up!!

Symbols

Recycling Symbols - To sum it all up!!

Last week we posted the final recycling symbol.Currently, there are only 7 symbols, but probably should be more with all the advancements in recycling and also product materials.   If we find any more, we'll be sure to let you know!   We hope that you found the posts informational and interesting and we hope that you are now a little bit wiser on recycling and what we should and shouldn't recycle. We know we are!!   Hopefully, one day we'll see the symbols all disappear and there will be only a recycling symbol number 1 which is EVERYTHING!!  ...

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Recycling Symbols: 7 – Other

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Recycling Symbols: 7 – Other

Could be a mixture of any and all of the previously mentioned or plastics not readily recyclable such as polyurethane. Avoid it if you can – recyclers generally speaking don’t want it.      

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Recycling Symbols: 6 – PS – Polystyrene

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Recycling Symbols: 6 – PS – Polystyrene

Cups, foam food trays, packing peanuts. Polystyrene (also known as Styrofoam) is a real problem as it’s bulky yet very lightweight and that makes it difficult to recycle. For example, a carload of expanded polystyrene would weigh next to nothing so there’s not a lot of materials to reclaim, particularly when you take into account the transport getting it to the point of recycling. It can, however, be reused. Learn more about recycling polystyrene.     #zerowaste #zerowasteco #imgoingzero  #ecofriendly #sustainability #sustainableliving #zerowasteliving #zerowastejourney #reduce #reuse #recycle #plasticfree #natural #lesswaste #noplastic #plasticfree #saynotoplastic #packagefree #climateaction #climatecrisis #climatestrike #protectournature #protectthisearth #savethisplanet #climatechangeisreal...

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Recycling Symbols: 5 – PP – Polypropylene

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Recycling Symbols: 5 – PP – Polypropylene

Clothing, bottles, tubs and ropes. Can be recycled into fibres.

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Recycling Symbols: 4 – LDPE Low-density Polyethylene

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Recycling Symbols: 4 – LDPE Low-density Polyethylene

Used for many different kinds of wrapping, grocery bags and sandwich bags and can be recycled into more of the same.

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