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Can Green Shopping Bag Be Recycled?

Yep they can be recycled. They're made of a plastic called polypropylene, and once they're worn out, they can be recycled. The polypropylene the green bags are made of can be recycled, but the stitching that holds them together can't. So before any green bag is recycled all those stitches have to be unpicked and separated from the plastic. It's very labour intensive, and unless you're paying very low wages you can't hope to turn a profit from the recycled product. That's why

Everything You Need To Know About Polypropylene

Polypropylene (PP) is a thermoplastic made from the combination of propylene monomers. It is used in a variety of applications to include packaging for consumer products, plastic parts for various industries including the automotive industry, kitchen ware and house ware products, and also textiles. The major end users of polypropylene are the packaging industry, which consumes about 30% of the total, followed by the electrical and equipment manufacturing, which uses about 13

If your clothes aren’t already made out of plastic, they will be

source : Quartz (qz.com) Polyester has been a fixture in our closets since 1951. That’s when the first polyester suits, made from fabric created not by a textile mill but by the American chemical company DuPont, went on sale. It has come a long way since. Today, polyester is no longer the ugly, uncomfortable material of awful 1970s double-knit leisure suits, the kind that necessitated a marketing campaign to rehabilitate the fabric’s image. Nowadays, polyester is easy to miss

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

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