plastic recycling

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plastic recycling [photo]

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Figure 27: The majority of plastic packaging is made with one of six plastic resins: polyethylene terephthalate (PETE); high density polyethylene (HDPE); polyvinyl chloride (PVC or vinyl); low density polyethylene (LDPE); polypropylene (PP); or polystyrene (PS). All other plastics are classified as “other” and are assigned SPI number 7.[fn][[nid:1660]][/fn]