Crude Science

 

A lot of plastics are made from crude oil.


Plastics recycling code.


1 = PET = Polyethylene Terephthalate = Polyester

2 = HDPE = High Density Polyethylene

3 = PVC = Polyvinyl Chloride

4 = LDPE = Low Density Polyethylene

5 = PP = Polypropylene

6 = PS = Polystyrene

7 = all other types of plastic

PLA = plant based plastic