Plastics

1 – PET
Polyethylene terephthalate

  • Bottles
  • Packagings
  • Foils, …
  • Material is “stable
  • Not recyclable: Melt is too sensitive! 🥵

2 – HDPE / PE-HD
High-density polyethylene

  • Bottle caps Shampoo bottles
  • (also PP)
  • Cleaning bottles, …
  • Material is “soft
  • Good to recycle 👌

3 – PVC
Polyvinyl chloride

  • Window frames
  • Camping furniture
  • Floor coverings, …
  • Material is “hard
  • Not recyclable: Melting fumes are toxic! ☠️🤢

4 – LDPE / PE-LD
Low-density polyethylene

  • Foils
  • Buckets
  • Lids, …
  • Material is “very soft” & “flexible”
  • Good to recycle 👌

5 – PP
Polypropylene

  • Flower pots
  • Any kind of cases
  • Things with film joints, …
  • Material is “stable” & “elastic”
  • Good to recycle 👌

6 – PS
Polystyrene

  • Yoghurt cups (also PP)
  • Packagings
  • Coffee lids
  • Ice cream spoons, …
  • Material is “hard” & “brittle”
  • Good to recycle 👌

7 – OTHER
ABS, PLA, Nylon…

  • ABS-cases
  • PLA-3D-Printing
  • ABS is good to recycle 👌
  • PC is not recyclable: Melting fumes are toxic! ☠️🤢