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    Reversed mobius loop --- means that the product contains recycled material. The recycled material can be 100% to as little as 5% post-consumer waste.

    Percentage of recycled material --- means that the recycled product contains 20% post-consumer waste.

    LDPE Low Density Polyethylene. Invented by J.R. Whinfield and J.T. Dickson, 1940. Product examples: shopping bags; housewares

    HDPE High Density Polyethylene. Invented by Robert L. Banks and J. Paul Hogan, 1951. Product examples: pails; containers for liquid detergent and fruit juice

    V Polyvinyl Chloride. Invented by Waldo Semon, 1926. Product examples: pipes; bottles for shampoo and mineral water

    LDPE Low Density Polyethylene. Invented by Eric Fawcett and Reginald Gibson, 1935. Product examples: shopping bags; housewares

    PP Polypropylene. Invented by Robert L. Banks and J. Paul Hogan, 1951. Product examples: household storage containers

    PS Polystyrene. Invented by Eduard Simon, 1839. Product examples: foam products like drinking cup and food tray
    OTHER Other type of less commonly used plastics Product examples: bottles for ketchup and syrup


    Scientists call poly(ethylene terephthalate) PET, but the recycling code is PETE. This is because "PET" is a trademark, a brand of milk to be exact. Also, poly(vinyl chloride) is often called "PVC", is also commonly known as "vinyl." So the recycling code just uses the letter "V."



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