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Why Recycle?

One of the definitions of recycling agreed upon is that "the most important form of waste management that will ensure the most efficient use of natural resources and leave the greatest possible amount of potential resources to future generations." Of course, resources are not unlimited, if not carefully used one day these resources will be exhausted. In addition to avoiding waste of resources, developed countries have seen and developed methods for the recovery and reuse of w

What is PET?

PET is short for polyethylene terephthalate, the chemical name for polyester. PET is a strong and lightweight plastic that is widely used for packaging foods and beverages, especially soft drinks, juices and water. It is also popular for packaging salad dressings, peanut butter, cooking oils, mouthwash, shampoo, liquid hand soap, window cleaner, even tennis balls. Special grades of PET are used for carry-home food containers and prepared food trays that can be warmed in the

Know Your Plastic

Plastics are everywhere these days, and disposable plastic containers make up a huge amount of the trash the average person throws away each day. You can identify recyclable plastic by the recycling triangle symbol which can usually be found imprinted somewhere on the bottom of a bottle with a numbered and lettered abbreviation to label its type. PET or PETE (polyethylene terephthalate). Recycling type #1 is most often used for soft drink bottles, water bottles, plastic beer

Recyclable Substance

Recycling, one of the three Rs of environmentalism, is a way to convert discarded items into new goods. Not everything can be recycled (yet), but you should be able to find recycling facilities for these main categories of household waste: METALS Metal food and drink cans made from aluminum or steel are recyclable, and aluminum cans in particular are very valuable. You can even recycle used aluminum foil; just be sure cans and foil are clean. ORGANICS Some recyclers include o

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