Common Grades of Plastic

Definitions:

 

  • Rigid Plastic Container: A plastic container which maintains its shape when empty and unsupported.
  • Plastic Bottle: A plastic container that commonly holds liquids. Designed with a neck smaller than the body of the container.
  • Plastic Film: A thin sheet that is flexible. It does not maintain its shape when unsupported.
  • Recycled Plastic: Plastics made up of post consumer, recovered plastic, or a combination of the two.
  • Recovered Plastic: Material recovered from the solid waste stream.
  • Post Consumer: Plastics no longer usable by consumers or businesses that have intentionally been separated from the solid waste stream for the purpose of recycling.
 
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