Not all plastic is recyclable.
Certain items like plastic straws, cups and some computer parts are not recyclable. At Flexotechinc., we are able to use recycled plastic combined with a P-Life additive in order to create a special brand of Oxo-biodegradable plastic packaging.
You can’t recycle dirty plastic.
Since recycled plastic needs to compete with virgin plastic in the market, it needs to be good quality. Dirty or contaminated plastic can’t be recycled into quality plastic. Wash or clean your plastic before throwing it into the recycling bin to give it a better chance at being recycled.
Plastic is not infinitely recyclable.
Plastic can only be recycled a finite amount of times while retaining quality. So as much as we want to recycle a plastic, it’s not always possible. This is why it’s so important to have plastic that is biodegradable. Flexotech is able to use a P-Life additive in our packaging which allows us to control the life span of our plastic without compromising on performance or functionality.
Glass and Metal can be recycled infinitely.
Unlike plastic, glass and metal can be recycled over and over without losing any quality. They can be used and reused without producing any waste.