What numbers can you recycle in NJ?

Are Number 5 items recyclable?

5: PP (Polypropylene)

PP is used to make the food containers used for products like yogurt, sour cream and margarine. It’s also made into straws, rope, carpet and bottle caps. PP products CAN SOMETIMES be recycled.

Can Number 3 plastic be recycled?

Most hard plastics #3 – #7 cannot be recycled due to lack of a market. Any CRV container, or larger containers (one gallon or greater in size), can still be placed in your recycling container at your home. You can also recycle them at the locations below.

Can you recycle number 8 plastic?

Number 8 inside the universal recycling symbol stands for lead. Lead is used to make car batteries. Lead is one of the most effectively recycled materials in the world.

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