Plastic #4 (LDPE)

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Too Thin to Recycle

Plastic films, such as plastic bags, plastic wrap, frozen food bags and many other plastic #4 items, are too thin to recycle with hard plastics. Find out how to dispose of plastic bags.

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Pay Attention to Proper Disposal

Plastic #4 is a lightweight material that easily finds its way into the environment, where it can leach toxic chemicals.

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What Plastic #4 Can Become

Plastic #4 can be recycled into shipping envelopes, paneling, tiles, plastic lumber, trash can liners and trash cans.