#6 Plastics (PS)

#6 plastics cannot be recycled on the Kenai Peninsula.

Info about #6 plastics

#6 plastics are used to make styrofoam. It makes things like egg cartons and disposable bowls.

Strategies for reducing

You can reduce using #6 by using non-styrofoam containers. Also, buying local goods and produce that aren't shipped in styrofaom is another good way to reduce #6 use.

Strategies for reusing

Styrofoam can be reused as insulation.
Warning: can leak styrene into brain and nervous system.

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