Non-bottle rigid plastic recycling up to 72%

02/21/2012

You could say good news about plastics recycling came out of The American Chemistry Council (ACC) earlier this week. The group released a new report showing a large increase in the collection and recycling of non-bottle rigid plastics in the U.S.

It's easy to think about recycling plastic bottles or aluminum cans, after all, I remember when I was a kid and my school celebrated Earth Day, we all taught which beverages to put in the recycled bin, while we are wore our t-shirts with the earth symbol on it.

But recycling non-bottle rigid plastics, such as yogurt cups and deli tubs, is not something that is often touted, so it's interesting that there is an increase in its recycling.
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