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Are your products recyclable?

<p>We have 2 lines of products; our GreenStripe&reg; items that are made with renewable resources and our BlueStripe&trade; items that are made with recycled content materials. </p>

<p>Most of our GreenStripe&reg; items are compostable. So when you are done with these renewable GreenStripe&reg; items, like PLA (corn plastic) products, they can be disposed of in a commercial compost facility instead of the landfill. Here they are retuned to the soil as compost.</p>

<p>Our BlueStripe&trade; items are made from post-consumer recycled PET plastic so we are excited to give a second (or third) life to these materials. For these items, please dispose of them responsibly and only recycle them if they are accepted.</p>

<p>Note: It can be tricky to tell the difference between a clear PLA corn cup and a nearly identical cup made from petroleum-derived plastic like PET or even recycled PET. Check out the resin identification number on the bottom of the cup – PLA cups are with #7 and PET cups are #1.</p>

<p>Recycling facilities can have problems with PLA items, so it is important to separate compostables from recyclables into "clean" waste streams. Because PLA and PET mix about as well as oil and water, recyclers consider PLA a contaminant and compost facilities have a hard time cleaning it out of the compost.</p>

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