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The Numbers on Plastic Bottles: What Do Plastic Recycling Symbols Mean?


Green Lifestyle  (tags: plastic, numbers, recycling )

Brian
- 599 days ago - naturalsociety.com
"Have you ever wondered what the numbers, or recycling symbols mean at the bottom of plastic bottles and containers? Did you know that, while the use of all plastics should be limited if at all possible, some are safer than others? It's time to learn."



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Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 3:58 pm
great information-thanks
 

Kit B. (276)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 5:49 pm

Thanks Brian, I just ran a copy of the article to put on the frig.
 

Robert O. (12)
Friday February 8, 2013, 12:37 am
Interesting to know. Thanks.
 

Ro H. (0)
Friday February 8, 2013, 5:01 am
ty
 

Brian M. (190)
Friday February 8, 2013, 10:03 am
Many cities have recycling programs, but these programs can vary greatly. Some cities take just about anything, including all the forms of plastic. Others, however, may only accept plastics with certain numbers.Be sure to contact your local recycling program to learn which types of plastic are accepted in your community.
 

Natalie V. (27)
Friday February 8, 2013, 3:59 pm
noted, thanks
 
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