Your question: What numbers can be recycled in PA?

What numbers on plastic can be recycled?

As a general rule, most plastic is recyclable, but due to collection, sorting and cleaning facilities, only certain plastics can be accepted by your local council. Codes 1, 2 & 5 can usually be recycled by your local council and codes 3, 4, 6 & 7 should be double checked depending on where you live.

Is number 5 plastic 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.

Is Number 8 plastic recyclable?

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.

Can Styrofoam be recycled in PA?

*Note: Styrofoam CAN be recycled if you take it to the Streets Department Northeast Philadelphia Drop-Off Center at State Road & Ashburner Street, Philadelphia PA.

How do I dispose of a mattress in PA?

Mattresses and Boxsprings are generally picked up as a bulk item with trash and taken to the landfill or incinerator. Companies offering junk removal and cleanouts will also remove bedding for a fee.

Can C PP 90 be recycled?

PP can be recycled. However, you will need to check with your Local Authority to ensure it is recycled in your area. You can recycle this plastic if your Local Authority mentions: Packing tape.

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