7 Weird Uses for Recycled Plastics From Superhighways To Swimsuits

Written by Small Business Magazine on February 28th, 2017. Posted in Custom plastic molding, Pill containers, Plastic syringe

Plastic closure manufacturers

There’s a reason so many products are delivered in plastic PET and HDPE containers. These plastic resins create a strong barrier that prevents food and beverages from becoming contaminated, and their light weight saves energy during transportation. Plastic packaging manufacturers need just two pounds of plastic to deliver 10 gallons of juice. To do the same job, you’d need three pounds of aluminium, eight pounds of steel, and more than 40 pounds of glass.

Just as importantly, the plastic resins in PET and HDPE containers are some of the most recycled materials on the planet, and up to 100% of PET plastic bottles can be made from recycled materials. Today, 31% of the PET plastic in the Unit