Plastics play a large role in the packaging industry, which has seen major growth in Kentucky and the Appalachia region between 2017 and 2019. This is due to the increased demand from packaging companies. Packaging companies rely on industrial plastics to make consumer products including cosmetics, food containers, cleaning product containers, bins for organization, and…

Read More

The numbers and symbols on the bottom of plastic bottles and containers have become increasingly important as recycling becomes more popular in the United States. The numbers – ranging from 1 to 7 – have a specific purpose when it comes to how plastic is recycled. This symbol is referred to as Number 1 Plastics.…

Read More