Recycling Polymers

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Recycling Polymers 2018-04-19T11:59:42+01:00

Recycling Polymers

Hi Technological Plastics is making contribution to sustainability and obtaining a neutral carbon footprint by recycling polymers. Through the process of recycling polymers Hi Technological Plastics is constantly thriving for a waste free UAE.

Recycling polymers is useful in many ways, we have less waste on the planet, which makes more room for living, less money is spent on using more resources to make plastic, and less energy is used to make newer plastic, which saves the economy some money.

There are six different types of plastic resins that are commonly used to package household products. The identification codes can be found on the bottom of most plastic packaging.

Plastic Identification Codes, Uses and Reuse Possibilities
Code Type of Plastic Common Products Possibilities for Recycling
 image001 PETE (polyethylene terephthalate) Soft drink, juice, and toiletry bottles Can be turned into T-shirt material and carpets
 image002 HDPE (high-density polyethylene) Milk jugs, detergent, and bleach bottles Can be turned back into detergent bottles, binders, and fencing
 image003 PVC (polyvinyl chloride) Shampoo and mineral water bottles, house siding and piping Can be turned into new house siding, piping, and other building materials
 image004 LDPE (low-density polyethylene) Grocery, garbage, and bread bags Can be turned into new bags
image005 PP (polypropylene) Margarine and dairy tubs Can be turned into car parts and milk crates
 image006 PS (polystyrene) Meat trays, coffee cups, packaging Can be turned into DVD cases and CD trays
 image007 Other plastics Ketchup bottles, other plastics Can be turned into park and picnic benches