Infographic was in the metronews. It is a simple breakdown of some the processes to recycle four materials; aluminum, plastic, glass, and paper. It also has some of the shocking stats about recycling in Europe and the USA. This infographic shows that it is cheaper to use recycled materials, and that we are not recycling enough. Of course the best solution in the first place is not to create the waste in the first place.
Method Launches World’s First Product Packaging Made from Ocean Plastic. They developed a new recycling process allowing rigid, opaque plastics recovered from the ocean to be cleaned, blended and then remanufactured into high-quality recycled plastic of the same quality as virgin HDPE. http://www.sustainablebrands.com/news_and_views/articles/method-launches-world’s-first-product-packaging-made-ocean-plastic?utm_source=newsletter_medium=innovation_campaign=oct17
#INFOgraphic > Pet Recycling Process: Do you know the difference between PVC and PET plastic ? PET has been a breakthrough for the packaging industry since 1990 and here you have the chance to learn about the basics of the plastic bottles’ recycling process. > http://infographicsmania.com/pet-recycling-process/?utm_source=Pinterest&utm_medium=INFOGRAPHICSMANIA&utm_campaign=SNAP