A Deeper Look at Recycling Plastic

Winnie Ne Environment Dec 30, 2019

We all were taught we should recycle anything plastic that had the three arrow symbol with a number inside. But what do these symbols mean?

Each symbol contains a number in it, numbered 1 through 7. Here's a breakdown (make sure you save this for future reference!):

Recyclable plastic products by symbol and product name with examples. Graphic by Winnie Ne.

Help keep our village and world clean by remembering to recycle whenever possible — it truly makes a difference!

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