How LDPE gets recycled
Because of its versatility, durability, and recyclability, LDPE is considered a “green” plastic. And while some plastics are simply burned off into energy, others are turned into products we use every day. For example, LDPE can be processed into bottles, bags, trays, and film.
What is HDPE?
High density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic comes from crude oil. It is one of the most versatile materials around. It is an engineering grade material that is widely used in manufacturing products like plastic chemical bottles, milk jugs and shampoo containers. Due to its durability and low cost, HDPE is often used in consumer goods as well.
What items can be made from recycled Polypropylene (PP) Plastics?What items can be made from recycled Polypropylene (PP) Plastics? Polypropylene (PP) is a type of plastic that is commonly found in trash bins, food packaging, and films. This polymer has several advantages over other materials. PP is inexpensive, recyclable,...
Chesapeake Materials Celebrates Over 100 Million Pounds Of Plastic Repurposed In 2021Chesapeake Materials Celebrates Over 100 Million Pounds Of Plastic Repurposed In 2021 Chesapeake Materials, a plastic recycling company located in Edgewater Maryland has hit a milestone in 2021 with over 100 million pounds of plastic repurposed. To be exact, the total...
From prisons to plastics: Program links former inmates with manufacturing jobs
Dan Shingler Crain’s Cleveland Business At any given time in recent years, Ohio has had about 50,000 citizens locked in its prisons. Each year, it releases about 20,000, but too often they find no jobs and little support on the outside and end up back behind bars