21 Jul '11, 12pm

Fact of the Day: More than 2.4 billion lbs of plastic bottles were recycled in 2008 - but our rate is still only at 28%

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.

Full article: http://earth911.com/recycling/plastic/

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