PET or PETE (polyethylene terephthalate)
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Polyethylene terephthalate (sometimes written poly(ethylene terephthalate)), commonly abbreviated PET, PETE, or the obsolete PETP or PET-P, is a thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family and is used in synthetic fibers.
Recycled into: Polar fleece, fiber, tote bags, furniture, carpet, paneling, straps, (occasionally) new containers
Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.
Category: Recycling Codes.
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