Do you know what the numbers on plastic items mean?
Most plastic containers have a number on them ranging from 1-7. They tell us what chemicals are used in the plastic and how recyclable it is. The three point arrow does not actually mean its recyclable, The number is what you need to pay attention to.
It is still best to limit or eliminate plastics but my goal with this post is to educate you with the types of plastics there are and their effect on us, the recycling system and the environment.
Let’s break it down…