Elk in Rocky Mountain National Park
 

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.

Background Image: Rocky Mountain National Park by Sue Burke. All rights reserved.