Plastic Values

The graph below depicts the historic variation in prices received by the Larimer County Recycling Center for the sale of various types of plastics.

Plastics Recycling

A Brief Explanation of Plastics

PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastics include items such as soda and other drink bottles.
HDPE-N (high density polyethylene-natural) includes milk jugs and other similar "natural-colored" containers.
HDPE-C (high density polyethylene-colored) includes brightly colored items such as laundry detergent bottles.