At present, there are campaigns to bring various materials. To recycle to protect the environment Which includes the introduction of various plastics Recycled with the Plastic Industry Association of America (Inc.) has defined the standard symbol of popular plastics, various groups that can be recycled or known as recycling (Recycle) in 7 main categories by If any plastic can be recycled There will be a code consisting of 3 arrows in a 3-round shape around one of the numbers shown in the picture.
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1 . Polyethylne Terephthalate, also known as PET (PET or PETE), is a clear, hard plastic with good impact resistance. Not fragile And good gas permeability Used to make bottles for drinking water, bottles of vegetable oil, etc., can be recycled into fibers For making sweaters, carpets and synthetic fibers for stuffed pillows, etc.
2 . High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), also known as HDPE, is a tough and tough plastic. Quite hard but very stretchable Resistant to chemicals and can be easily molded into various shapes, used to make bottles, bottles and packaging for cleansers, shampoo, etc. can be recycled Oil bottle, hose, plastic crate, artificial wood etc.
3. Polyvinyl chloride, also known as PVC (PVC), used to make water pipes, clear rubber lines, film for food wrapping Plastic sheets for doors, windows and artificial leather etc. can be recycled into water supply pipes or gutters. For agriculture, traffic cones, furniture, plastic benches, tape cartridges, cable, artificial wood etc.
4. Low Density Polyethylene (Polyethylene) can be called abbreviated LDPE (LDPE), a plastic that is soft, stretchy, extremely flexible, durable, but not resistant to heat. Used to make food wrap film and wrap bags of bread bags, cold bags for food packaging Can be recycled into black bags for garbage, handle bags, trash, floor tiles, furniture, artificial wood sticks, etc.
5 . Polypropylene (PP), abbreviated as PP (PP), is a plastic that is clear, resistant to heat, stable, tough and shock resistant. In addition, it is resistant to chemicals and oils. Can be used to make food containers, such as boxes, bowls, plates, tanks, baskets, chilled water bottles, glass sauce bottles, yoghurt, medicine bottles, can be recycled into battery boxes in cars Car parts such as bumpers and cones for oil, rear lights, brooms, plastic brushes etc.
6 . Polystyrene, or briefly known as PS (PS), is a clear plastic. But brittle and easily broken Used to make containers for various items Or food foam, etc., can be recycled into hangers, video boxes, rulers, thermometer, switch panel, heat insulation, egg tray, tools, appliances.
7 . That does not specify a specific name But not one of the 6 plastics mentioned above But is a new plastic that can be melted.