Know Your Plastics

You have always wanted to know what those recycle codes are, and now finally someone has them all in one place.

Number Label Full Name Found In:
1 PET Polyethylene Terephthalate includes soft drink bottles
2 HDPE High-Density Polyethylene includes laundry detergent bottles and milk jugs
3 V Vinyl includes cooking oil bottles
4 LDPE Low-Density Polyethylene includes grocery and bread bags
5 PP Polypropylene includes margerine tubs and deli containers
6 PS Polystyrene includes hot beverage cups and fast food containers
7 OTHER All Other materials