Plastic Packaging Descriptions

Plastic Packaging Descriptions

Plastics Resource Guide

The American Chemical Council has issued a comprehensive guide to plastic packaging. The guide list the following for various types of plastic packaging:

  • Resin Codes
  • Name and Description of each type of plastic
  • Properties of each plastic
  • Applications and examples of use for each type plastic
  • List of products made with recycled content

Written in laymen's terms, this is a very useful guide that helps to better understand plastic jargon.

See the complete Plastic Packaging Resins from the American Chemical Council.

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