How to know the number of your plastic bottle


Author: mgg-Plastic bottle manufacturer

Have you seen the bottom of the plastic container (washing powder, milk, mustard, etc.)? Many contains a number surrounded by a recycled sign. This code tells you which plastics can be used safely for recycling and general use, which are not. Most cleaner bottles (soda water, water, etc.) have No. 1 in the triangle.

 The first represents Pete or PET (polyethylene terephthalate). These items can be recycled in the winter coat, sleeping bag and bean bags in fiber filler. It can also be used for car bumpers, tennis felts.

No. 2 is used for HDPE (high density polyethylene). Milk pot, bleach, shampoo, etc. will usually contain this number. These are heavy containers that can be recycled into toys and pipes.

 Pete / PET and HDPE are usually accepted at the recycling center. PVC or V PVC project will have 3. It is used for pipelines, meat packaging, cooking oil bottles, baby pacifiers, vinyl instruments and seat cover, coffee containers, vinyl wall panels in your house and linoleum.

 PVC is useful because it resists two things to hate each other: fire and water. When you try to combust PVC, the chlorine atom is released and the chlorine atom inhibits combustion. 3 plastics containing food can also be released into food into food.

 Therefore, remove all plastic food packages before the remaining food pop-ups. It is difficult to recycle the items made from plastics 3, which may not be accepted at the local recovery center. The grocery bag and the sandwich bag will be 4.

This applies to LDPE (low density polyethylene). Although these plastics are often considered safe, most recycling centers will not be accepted. No. 5 for PP (polypropylene).

 No. 5 plastic is usually used in dishwasher safety cups and bowls, baby bottles, ketchup bottles, syrup bottles, yoghurts and diapers. More and more recycling centers begin to accept items made of plastic using No. 5. PS (polystyrene) is better known as foam polystyrene.

There are several common items to foam food containers, meat trays, packaging "peanuts" and insulation. Researchers pointed out that No. 6 plastics has a tendency to leach the environment and should not be heated. It is not recyclable and should be avoided.

Plastics comprising NO.7 are any other plastic, including polycarbonate and BPA, and usually comprise a combination of plastic 1-6. These plastics are most difficult to recover, rarely collect or recycle. You can return these items back to the manufacturer so you don't add more items to the landfill.

This also brings a burden to the manufacturer, recycling or properly handling items. In addition, because you never know what to do, avoid the cups made from plastics, do not use microwave food. Small fees are not all plastics are marked with numbers.

 If you are not sure how to recycle items, please don't hesitate, call the manufacturer directly. You can also view the free phone number on the food packaging, consumers can call and ask questions. You need to quickly rinse before sending the plastic to the recycling center.

Warning Polystyrene (No. 6) is seen by the World Health Organization International Research and Cancer Research (a substance capable of causing human or animal cancer). Polycarbonate (No.7) can release its main construct block (bisphenol A), a hormone cracking agent suspected of being liquid and food.  Consumption and collection Then, the bottle sold by suppliers or sells directly from the factory.

 After being empty, you can recycle. Many stores have exchangers, most cities collect garbage and garbage. Plastics are classified and recycled by type.

 This is a hypothesis that the bottle is actually recycled - when they are put into garbage, they will only sit in the landfill, and the story is over.

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