Recycling Symbols Explained

Recycling Symbols Explained

This symbol identifies different types of plastic. The letters denote the plastic type. PET for example is polyethylene terephthalate which is found in drinks bottles. The number between 1 and 7 on plastics helps recycling plants sort them. Type 1 is widely recycled,...
Recycling Symbols Explained

Recycling Symbols Explained

Known as the Green Dot, this symbol tells us the packaging is not necessarily recyclable but that the producer has paid towards the recovery and recycling of packaging in Europe
Recycling Symbols Explained

Recycling Symbols Explained

This symbol is called the Mobius loop. The symbol means that the packaging is recyclable but you will need to check with your local authority or facility that recycles the specific material.
Recycling Symbols Explained

Recycling Symbols Explained

This symbol is found of recyclable glass. The glass is sorted by colour and washed to remove any impurities. The glass is then crushed and melted, then moulded into new products such as bottles and jars. Or it may be used for alternative purposes such as brick...
RECYCLING SYMBOLS EXPLAINED

RECYCLING SYMBOLS EXPLAINED

An item displaying this symbol shows that it can be recycled by 20 – 75% of local authorities. You will need to check your councils website for confirmation if it can be recycled.