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What is Plastic Pelletizing?

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Plastic pelletizing is a crucial process in the recycling industry that involves converting plastic waste into small, cylindrical pellets, commonly known as plastic pellets or granules. This process is instrumental in addressing the environmental impact of plastic pollution by providing a systematic and efficient way to recycle various types of plastic materials. Types of Plastic…
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Pallet Recycling

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Wooden Pallet Recycling Wooden pallets play a crucial role in the logistics and transportation industries, serving as a fundamental unit for shipping and storing goods. As environmental concerns continue to grow, the recycling of wooden pallets has gained significance. This article explores the process of recycling wooden pallets and highlights companies engaged in the collection…
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Types of Recyclable Plastic

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Plastic, made from synthetic or natural high-molecular compounds called polymers, has become a societal sensation. Originally praised for cost-effectiveness, the extensive production has led to legal and illegal dumpsites, causing plastic patches in oceans, posing a potential environmental catastrophe. To prevent this from happening, people have become concerned about recycling plastic. The Resin Identification Coding…
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How to Recycle Plastic Bags

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Plastic bags are used everywhere, when you go to the store, it is often the plastic bags that are used there. And although some store chains are switching to paper and other bags, the total amount of plastic waste is not decreasing. Why do plastic bags need to be recycled? Plastic bags are commonly made…
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Recycling plastic bottles

Plastic Recycling
In the United States, plastic bottles are primarily made from PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) and HDPE (High-Density Polyethylene). PET is more commonly used for single-use beverage bottles like water, soda, and fruit juices due to its clarity and recyclability. HDPE, on the other hand, is often used for milk jugs, detergent bottles, and some household cleaning…
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What is MDPE plastic?

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MDPE plastic, or Medium-Density Polyethylene, is a versatile thermoplastic known for its durability and flexibility. It is commonly used in applications such as water and gas pipelines, outdoor storage tanks, and playground equipment due to its resistance to cracking and environmental stress. Examples of MDPE plastic MDPE combines the flexibility of LDPE with the toughness…
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What is rPET plastic?

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rPET plastic, or recycled polyethylene terephthalate, is a sustainable and environmentally friendly material produced by recycling PET plastic, which is commonly found in beverage bottles. The recycling process for rPET involves collecting, cleaning, and processing post-consumer PET bottles into new products. In the textile industry, the production of rPET plastic reached over 1 billion pounds…
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What is PP Plastic?

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Polypropylene (PP), from a chemical perspective, is a thermoplastic polymer made up of propylene monomer units. It is a type of polyolefin and is derived from the polymerization of propylene gas. Polypropylene is characterized by its linear structure, which consists of long chains of propylene molecules linked together through chemical bonds. This arrangement imparts specific…
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What is LDPE plastic?

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LDPE stands for Low-Density Polyethylene, which is a type of plastic. It is a thermoplastic made from the polymerization of ethylene, a simple hydrocarbon compound. LDPE is known for its flexibility, transparency, and resistance to moisture. It is commonly used in various applications, including plastic bags, food packaging, squeeze bottles, and some types of plastic…
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What is PET plastic?

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Polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, is a type of plastic. You can find it in things like water bottles, soda bottles, packaging and even some clothing. It’s strong, lightweight, and easy to recycle. In 2021, The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) recorded its highest ever PET plastic recycling rate of 28.6% in US. The…
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Types of rigid plastic

Rigid Plastic
We have already written about the numbers of plastics for recycling, but the types of plastics can also be divided into rigid and flexible plastics. Let’s look at the types of rigid plastics. Rigid plastic refers to a type of plastic material that is stiff, firm, and does not easily bend or deform under normal…
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Recycled PET Fiber

Recycled PET Fiber: From Bottles to Threads

Recycled PET fiber is a versatile and eco-friendly material that can be used in a wide range of textiles, from clothing to household items. By using recycled PET fiber, we can reduce the amount of plastic waste sent to landfills, conserve natural resources, and reduce energy consumption in the manufacturing process.

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LDPE Film Recycling

LDPE Film Recycling LDPE Film Recycling is extremely important and easy to do.  Low density polyethylene, commonly known as LDPE is the #4 plastic type. LDPE #4 was first produced in 1933 and has seen a continued increase in production since then. LDPE #4 is commonly used to make film such as liners, stretch film,…
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MRP-Mixed Rigid Plastic

Mixed Rigid Plastic Recycling

What Is MRP? “Mixed Rigid Plastic” is a grade of scrap plastic generated by MRF’s.  It’s made up of rigid plastics such as buckets, crates, totes, trays, tupperware and other rigid plastics, collected at the curb.  MRP – Mixed Rigid Plastics – are sorted, baled and sold for processing. MRP At The MRF! Mixed Rigid…
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