What are your products made of?
#1 Plastics – PET or PETE (Polyethylene Terephthalate) PET plastic is the most common for single-use bottled beverages and food, because it is inexpensive, lightweight and easy to recycle. It poses low risk of leaching breakdown products. People in Plastic PET products: Jars and round containers.
#2 Plastics – HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) HDPE is a versatile plastic which is used particularly for packaging. It carries low risk of leaching and is readily recyclable into many products. Most of our products are made from HDPE. People in Plastic HDPE products: Bottles, jerry cans, cubes, carboys, drums, fuel cans and most cubes and pails.
#4 Plastics – LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene) LDPE is a flexible plastic with many applications, most commonly used to make squeezable bottles and plastic bags. Historically it has not been recycled as much as other plastics, however, this is changing over time. People in Plastic LDPE products: Some small pails, honey skep and teddy bear.
#5 Plastics – PP (Polypropylene) PP is a flexible plastic with a high melting point, and so is often chosen for containers that must accept hot liquid. It is gradually being recycled more and more. People in Plastic PP products: Some pails and crates (new and regrind).
Some of our product accessories are made from #6 Plastics (Polystyrene), such as micro bin dividers.
People in Plastic wear, but do not sell any products made from #3 Plastics (Polyvinyl Chloride or PVC).
We do not sell #7 Plastics (Other).