Tag Archive for 'polypropylene'

Plastic bottle tops can be recycled now but don’t leave them screwed tight on the bottle

January 21st, 2011 by Richard Lord

You may notice next time you go to a Guernsey bring bank that there is a notice below the openings to the bring banks for plastic. The notice says “No bottle tops – Remove and dispose of before recycling.” With the advent of bring bank recycling for plastic number 5 (PP) and plastic number 6 […]

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department set to expand plastic recycling at bring banks to include polypropylene (PP, no. 5) and Polystyrene (PS, no. 6) plastics

December 7th, 2010 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department is set to expand the range of household plastic items that can be recycled at the island’s bring banks. Although many products are generally referred to as plastic, they are made from a range of different materials. Until now only two of these could be recycled locally, but […]