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Recycling Plastic Waste: Is It A Waste Of Time?

Posted by Junk King on May 20, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

 

For years we have been told to recycle our plastic bottles and other plastic waste. Most of it, anyway. But it turns out that recycling plastic is not easy. 

Despite the introduction of a not-so-helpful coding system, the average residential consumer is at a loss to know what plastics can or cannot be recycled. Turns out most of it never is anyway.

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Topics: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, e-waste recycling, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, plastic waste, recycling plastic

5 Tips For Better Plastic Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Feb 23, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

Recycling plastic is easy, right? If it's made of plastic or has plastic, then you just toss it in the nearest recycling bin. Except it's not that easy. 

The problem is that all plastic is not the same, and many plastic products that end up as waste are not easily recyclable. And some aren't recyclable at all. So, what do you do?

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Topics: junk recycling, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, recycling facilities, plastic waste, recycling plastic

Plastic Recycling's Brave New World

Posted by Junk King on Feb 21, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

Plastic recycling has been both a boon and a burden for manufacturers and recyclers largely because not all types of plastic can be recycled economically.

Yet other plastics end up as new products every day.  Fortunately, innovation and technology are being combined and utilized to create new uses for problem plastics.

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Topics: recycle styrofoam, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, recycling facilities, plastic waste, recycling plastic

The Promise Of Plastic Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jun 23, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

For decades, most plastic waste has been difficult or impossible to recycle. This has led to a glut of plastic waste, including plastic in our oceans.

The good news is that technological advances and innovation from surprising places are bringing the promise of new uses and recycling of these "problem" plastics.

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Topics: junk recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, plastic waste

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