Plastic Bottles

Recycling is on the Rise

Plastic bottles are the most commonly-recycled household plastics. Recently, the “Centralized Study on Availability of Plastic Recycling” found that 92% of Americans have access to recycling HDPE bottles/jugs and jars. In another study, the “2017 National Post Consumer Plastic Bottle Recycling Report“, plastic bottle recycling reached nearly 2.8 billion pounds, a 29.3% recovery rate. The total pounds of HDPE processed by USA reclaimers were 953 million pounds and the five year compounded annual growth rate for plastic bottle recycling was 0.1%.

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