Plastic recycling is the process of recovering scrap or waste plastic and reprocessing the material into useful products, sometimes completely different in form from their original state. For instance, this could mean melting down soft drink bottles and then casting them as plastic chairs and tables. Plastic ‘recycling’ is largely a misnomer since plastic beverage bottles (soda, juice, milk) are never reformed into new beverage bottles; this requires virgin plastic. There simply is no cycle involved with the “recycling” of plastic beverage containers.

Plastics are also recycled during the manufacturing process of plastic goods such as polyethylene film and bags. A percentage of the recycled pellets are then re-introduced into the main production operation. This closed-loop operation has taken place since the 1970s and has made the production of some plastic products amongst the most efficient operations today


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