Polystyrene (PS) (pron.: /ˌpɒliˈstaɪriːn/) is a synthetic aromatic polymer made from the monomer styrene, a liquid petrochemical.
Recycled into: Insulation, light switch plates, egg cartons, vents, rulers, foam packing, carry-out containers
Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.
Category: Recycling Codes.
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The SPI resin identification coding system is a set of symbols placed on plastics to identify the polymer type. It was developed by the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) in 1988, and is used int… read more »
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