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Jul 16

Plastic Identification Codes & Plastic Recycling

You’ve probably noticed on most plastic products a recycling symbol with 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 along with letters. So what are these exactly? The SPI resin identification coding system is a set of symbols placed on plastics to identify the polymer type. The symbols used in the code consist of arrows …

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Jul 08

Landfill Decomposition Rates For Common Items

The next time you throw something away or better yet, buy something, think about where the item will end up when you are done with it. If you don’t reuse or recycle that item, it probably will end up in a landfill. Once in a landfill the only thing left for it to do is …

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