From the moment we wake up and turn off our alarm clock, to breakfast where we pour milk in our cereal or coffee, to our cars that get us safely to and from and from work or school, and the computers and countless other items we use throughout the day, plastics are an essential part of our daily lives. This is why it’s so important that we recycle and reuse this valuable material—so it can go on to live another life as another useful product or another helpful purpose.
Plastics Spotlight: What does HDPE stand for?
Just as recycling has become a daily routine in our homes and offices, companies are working hard to protect the environment by ensuring more plastic is recycled in innovative ways. Coca Cola is one such company. Check out this infographic that shows how they use plastic bottles to create new and stylish items.