recycling symbol

					                                       Universal Recycling Symbols

                Universal Recycling Symbol                    1   Recycling Symbol for Type-1 Plastics
                (Used as a generic symbol for recycling                (polyethylene terephthalate)
                or to indicate that material is recyclable)
                                                              2   Recycling Symbol for Type-2 Plastics
                                                                       (high density polyethylene)

                                                              3   Recycling Symbol for Type-3 Plastics
                Black Universal Recycling Symbol                       (vinyl, polyvinyl chloride)

                                                              4   Recycling Symbol for Type-4 Plastics
                                                                       (low density polyethylene)

                                                              5   Recycling Symbol for Type-5 Plastics
                Recycled Paper Symbol                                  (polypropylene)
                (Used to indicate 100% recycled
                paper content)                                    Recycling Symbol for Type-6 Plastics
                                                              6
                                                                       (polystyrene)

                                                              7   Recycling Symbol for Type-7 Plastics
                                                                       (other plastics)
                Partially-Recycled Paper Symbol                   Recycling Symbol for Generic Materials
                (Percentage of recycled paper                          (used together with other text and
                content indicated in overlay or                        labels to indicate type of material to
                next to this symbol)                                   be recycled)



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