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Plastics Recycling Information Page

  1. RecycleNet
    (Website with a forum for asking questions regarding plastic recycling)

  2. University of Southern Miss.
    (Explains each polymer in detail) ***Suggestion - Go to level 2 from main page

  3. APC - American Plastics Council
    Information on plastic and recycling

  4. Matweb - Resins Page
    (Look up specifics for each grade of plastic from each manufacturer)

  5. SPI - Society of the Plastics Industry
    Organization for plastic manufacturing and recycling

  6. Ohio Department of Natural Resouces
    Facts about recycling and lots of post-consumer scrap recycling advice

  7. ISRI - Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
    Major organization for recycling, with information on quality and quantity of recycling

    Great source for recent news on the recycling industry, contains over 500 news stories usually. Chinese based, have english version

  9. NAPCOR - National Association for PET Containers
    Organization with PET recycling information

    Explains polymer properties and the history of plastic

  11. Recycle In Me
    Forum for plastic scrap brokers

  12. National Recycling Coalition
    Association dedicated to Recyclers

  13. Plastics News
    Great news stories about recycling and industry

  14. Chemical Database
    University of Akron Polymer Science testing

  15. Polymers FAQ
    Lists most plastic abbreviations, polymer tradenames, and has a guide / general FAQ.