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RECYCLING

Plastic Resin Codes

CODE
NAME
CONTAINER TYPES
POST-CONSUMER USES
1
Polyethylene Terephthalate Recycled on USAG-HI:
Water bottles, soda bottles, microwavable food trays, mouthwash bottles, peanut butter jars
Fiber for carpet, fleece jackets, comforter fill, tote bags, food containers, beverage bottles
2
High Density Polyethylene Recycled on USAG-HI:
Milk, water, and juice jugs, detergent bottles
Not recycled at USAG-HI:
Grocery bags, ceral box liners 
Shampoo and detergent bottles, outdoor decking, floor tiles, flower pots, buckets, recycling bins 
3
Vinyl / Polyvinyl Chloride Recycled on USAG-HI:
Blister pack/clamshell packaging, shampoo bottles
Not recycled at USAG-HI:
Deli and meat wrap 
Traffic cones, garden hose, gutters, loose-leaf binders, fencing, gutters, cables, mud flaps 
4
Low Density Polyethylene Recycled on USAG-HI:
Squeezable bottles ( i.e. honey/mustard), shrink wrap
Not recycled at USAG-HI:
Bread bags,dry cleaning bags, frozen food bags
Shipping envelopes, garbage bags, furniture, trash cans, floor tile 
5
Polypropylene Recycled on USAG-HI:
Yogurt and margarine containers, medicine bottles, bottle caps, ketchup/syrup bottles 
Car battery cases, brooms, ice scrapers, bicycle racks, oil funnels, shipping pallets, garden rakes
6
Polystyrene Not recycled at USAG-HI:
Meat/poultry trays, plastic cups/plates, packing peanuts, CD cases, aspirin bottles 
Thermometors, light switch plates, rulers, license plate frames, camera or video cassette casings
7
Other, combination of resins  Not recycled at USAG-HI:
Three and five-gallon reusable water bottles, citrus juice bottles, ketchup bottles, oven baking bags
Bottles and plastic lumber 
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Environment Division Posted: 2014.05.28
http://www.srmtenv.org/index.php?spec=solidwastemanagement/recycling-pr-codes


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