13 Jul '11, 6pm

Fact o' the Day: The avg American consumed 1.6 gal of bottled water in 1976. In 2006, that jumped to 28.3 #recycle

Plastic is delineated with numbers 1 through 7, although some municipalities are opting to describe plastic in ways that it is used instead of with numbers. The numbers signify the type of resin used to produce the plastic, and this affects how the plastic can be recycled. Not all plastics can be recycled in curbside programs, so be sure to check with your local waste agency. Sponsored Content Set up your plastics recycling Steve Russell, Vice President, Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council, explains how many of the plastic products we use every day can be recycled, and how to do so properly. Find your local recycling solution for plastic Read more Great Recycling Tips for Earth Day Great Tips to Get your Kids Recycling Global Plastics and Plastic Product Producers Take Action on Marine Litter Recycling of Plastic Bags and Wraps Continues Dramatic Climb Recy...

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