Recycling — 5 – Polypropylene (PP), 6- Polystyrene (PS), and 7 – Other

By Jim Gladson Recycling — 5 – Polypropylene (PP) Caps, disks, syrup bottles, yogurt tubs, straws, toothpaste, & film packaging. Recycling — 6 – Polystyrene (PS) Meat trays, egg cartons, plates, cutlery, carry-out containers, cups, clear trays, & bowls. Recycling — 7 – Other Includes resins not previously mentioned or combinations of plastics.   [Note: Jim has a passion…

Recycling — 1 – Polyethylene Terephalate Ethylene (PETE) and 2 – High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

By Jim Gladson   Recycling — 1 – Polyethylene Terephalate Ethylene (PETE) Soft drinks, juice, water, pill bottle, & cleaner bottles. Also for cooking & peanut butter container. Recycling — 2 – High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Milk & water jugs, bleach bottles, detergent & shampoo containers. Plastic bags & grocery sacks, motor oil bottles, household cleaners & butter tubs. Some…

Recycling – Plastics – GAPP

By Jim Gladson Recycling – Plastics – GAPP The symbol above is that for Recycling.  Different colors are used but black is the most common. The Recycling industry has adopted 7 categories of recycling material. The 7 categories will be shown over the next three Garbage – Recycling – Organics posts. These three will cover…

Recycling – Glass

By Jim Gladson Recycling – Glass The four categories of Recycling are:  Glass, Aluminum, Plastic, & Paper or GAPP. Our first categories is Glass, which was first developed by man around 5,000 years ago. About 1,000 years later glass was used as a food container.  Items in the grocery story that were in glass containers…

Recycling

By Jim Gladson Garbage, Recycling, & Organics Recycling Re-cyc-ling means processing a thing again until it emerges as something else. After using 4 Blue Carts for four years, WBC now does recycling through Republic Services [RS].  We collect our recycling in 34 small blue containers & then transfer it to the RS. At home, use…