19 Jul '11, 4pm

Fact of the Day: Making plastic bottles from recycled ones saves 2/3 the energy it would require from virgin materials

Fact of the Day: Making plastic bottles from recycled ones saves 2/3 the energy it would require from virgin materials

Plastic Bottles Plastic bottled water containers are 100 percent recyclable. Plastic #1 and #2 are the most commonly used forms of plastic in bottled water containers – and the most commonly collected. Curbside collection and drop-off locations are available across the country. Sponsored Content Recycling Empty Plastic Bottles Ever wonder what happens to your to your empty plastic bottles after you put them in the recycling bin? Watch this cool video to see how empty bottles are turned into other products. The guy in this video says his recycling factory is hungry for empty bottles, so we all need to recycle more and promote recycling! Find your local recycling solution for plastic bottles Read more New Video Dispels Myth about Bottled Water IBWA’s New Video Tours PET Plastic Bottle Recycling Facility IBWA Applauds Citizens of Concord, MA, for Defeating Proposed Ban on Bot...

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