Plastic Types

PET, Polyethylene Terephthalate Uses: plastic soft drink bottles, jam or salad dressing bottles Recyclable: Yes

HDPE, High-Density Polyethylene Uses: Toys, grocery bags, juice containers Recyclable: Yes

PVC, Polyvinyl Chloride Uses: Flooring, clear food packagings, shampoo bottles Recyclable: Yes

LDPE, Low-Density Polyethylene Uses: Bread bags, grocery bags, frozen food bags Recyclable: Yes

PS, Polystyrene or Styrofoam Uses: Insulation, license plate frames, rulers, coffee cups Recyclable: No

PP, Polypropylene Uses: yogurt containers, medicine bottles, battery cables Recyclable: No

N/A, Miscellaneous Plastics Uses: Plastic lumber, park benches Recyclable: No