1. Pete or PET, it can be recycled

Can be repurposed to make:

textiles, carpets, pillow stuffing, life jackets, storage containers, clothing, boat sails, auto parts, sleeping bags, shoes, luggage, winter coats

2. HDPE, High-Density Polyethylene, It can be recycled

Can be repurposed to make: Plastic crates, lumber, fencing

3. PVC, Polyvinyl Chloride

Can be repurposed to make: Flooring, mobile home skirting

4, LDPE Low-Density Polyethylene

Can be repurposed to make: Garbage cans, lumber

5. PP, Polypropylene

Can be repurposed to make: Ice scrapers, rakes, battery cables

6. PS, Polystyrene or Styrofoam

Can be repurposed to make: Insulation, license plate frames, rulers

7. N/A, Miscellaneous Plastics (polycarbonate, polyctide, acrylic, acrylonitrile butadiene, styrene, fiberglass, and nylon)

Can be repurposed to make: Plastic lumber (which is often used in outdoor decks, molding, and park benches

Items 5, 6 & 7 are not normally recycled.