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Read this short presentation that talks about plastic recycling, how it helps the environment and the process that is taken when recycling plastic materials.

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  1. 1. PLASTIC RECYCLING What is it? JCL PRESENTATION
  2. 2. Plastic Recycling is the process of recovering waste or plastic cut offs and reprocessing it into a new product. Plastics are non-biodegradable and that is why it’s important to recycle it . If plastic is not recycled, it will lead to polluting the land and adding to the solid waste within the environment. WHAT IS PLASTIC RECYCLING? SECTION ONE
  3. 3. PET (Polyethylene Terephtalate) This type of plastic can be recycled into tote bags, fiber, furniture & more. PVC can be recycled into decks, pabelling, mudflaps, roadway gutters, flooring, cables, speed bumps and mats. HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) can be recycled into laundry detergent bottles, oil bottles, pens, floor tiles, fencing, picnic tables, doghouses, etc. Main Types Of Plastic SECTION TWO
  4. 4. C O L L E C T I O N : P L A S T I C S C O M E I N A V A R I E T Y O F F O R M S S U C H A S P L A S T I C C O N T A I N E R S , P L A S T I C B A G S , P L A S T I C B O T T L E S , E T C . T O N S O F P L A S T I C S A R E C O L L E C T E D A N D T H E N S E N T T O A P L A S T I C P R O C E S S I N G P L A N T . S O R T I N G : I T N E E D S T O B E S O R T E D I N T O I N D I V I D U A L B U N D L E S . T H E Y C A N B E S O R T E D A C C O R D I N G T O R E S I N C O N T E N T A N D C O L O U R . S H R E D D I N G P R O C E S S : A F T E R T H E S O R T I N G H A S B E E N C O M P L E T E D , T H E N E X T S T E P I S T O S H R E D T H E P L A S T I C I N T O T I N Y P I E C E S . T H E M A C H I N E G R I N D S T H E P L A S T I C A N D C U T S I T I N T O S M A L L P I E C E S . P R O C E S S O F P L A S T I C R E C Y C L I N G : SECTION THREE
  5. 5. T I M E F O R C L E A N I N G : T H I S I S W H E R E T H E P L A S T I C P I E C E S A R E W A S H E D W I T H T H E N E C E S S A R Y D E T E R G E N T S T O R E M O V E T H E R E M A I N I N G C O N T A M I N A T I O N . M E L T I N G : T H E P L A S T I C P I E C E S G O E S T H R O U G H A M E L T I N G P R O C E S S S O T H A T I T C A N B E M O L D E D I N T O A N E W S H A P E O R I N T O G R A N U L E S . P E L L E T M A K I N G : H E R E T H E P L A S T I C P I E C E S A R E C O M P R E S S E D I N T O N U R D L E S . P R O C E S S O F P L A S T I C R E C Y C L I N G : Now the plastic is ready for reuse or to be redesigned into a new product. SECTION FOUR
  6. 6. If you have 1 ton + of plastic that needs to be recycled, give us a call on: 011 894 3520 or visit our website: http://www.jcl.co.za SECTION FIVE

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