Month: June 2020

pile of red plastic straws

What’s with all the Different Types of Plastics for Food Packaging?

What does the recycling stamp on food packaging mean? There are 8 kinds of plastic used in disposable consumer products. You’ve probably noticed the rounded triangle stamped (usually) on the bottom with a number in it. This is called a resin identification code and that’s how each type is labeled. Bio-plastic, or corn plastic, is …

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