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Recycling is more than extending the life of our landfill.  It is about making the best use of the resources we have available and preserving those resources for future generations.  It is about conserving water, energy, land and materials.  It is about creating a sustainable community that values what we have and what future generations deserve to have.  When you bury something in the landfill, it's like burying the energy and water it took to create that product.
Plastic Type Definitions


Polyethylene Terephalate Ethylene PETE goes into soft drink, juice, water, detergent, and cleaner bottles. Also used for cooking and peanut butter jars. Accepted at all recycle centers.



High Density Polyethylene HDPE goes into milk and water jugs, bleach bottles, detergent and shampoo. Plastic bags and grocery sacks, motor oil bottles, household cleaners and butter tubs. Accepted at most recycle centers.



Polyvinyl Cloride PVC goes into window cleaner, cooking oils, and detergent bottles. Also used for peanut butter jars and water jugs. Accepted at most recycle centers.



Low Density Polyethylene LDPE goes into plastic bags and grocery sacks, dry cleaning bags and flexible film packaging. Also some bottles. Hard to recycle.



Polypropylene PP goes into caps, disks, syrup bottles, yogurt tubs, straws and film packaging. Widely accepted by many recyclers.



Polystyrene PS goes into meat trays, egg cartons, plates, cutlery, carryout containers and clear trays. Limited recycling opportunities.



Other Includes resins not mentioned above or combinations of plastics. Very hard to recycle.



Copyright © 1999 National Recycling Coalition Updated December 30, 1999


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Neal Road Recycling & Waste Facility
1023 Neal Road
Paradise, CA 95969

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