Have you ever wondered what the numbered recycling symbol on a plastic product stands for? Most people assume it means "recyclable", but that is not always the case. Understanding the plastic recycling symbols will help your business recycle smarter! Check our our post to learn how, and share our infographic with your colleagues who may be interested in learning more about this.
Have you ever wondered what the numbered symbol on plastic products is for? People often assume it means the plastic item is recyclable, but that's not always the case. In 1988, The Society of the Plastic Industry implemented the Resin Identification Coding System to stipulate the type of plastic a particular product is made with, but the symbols do not necessarilyindicate whether the item is recyclable or not. We realize this may be confusing, but gaining an understanding of the coding system will help your business recycle smarter. Continue reading to learn about each plastic code, whether that particular type of plastic is recyclable, and be sure to check out the infographic at the bottom of the post!read more