PET is often used in: mineral water bottles, carbonated beverage bottles, etc.
Use: heat-resistant to 65°C, cold-resistant to -20°C, only suitable for warm or frozen drinks, high-temperature liquids, or heating, it is easy to deform, and harmful substances to the human body will melt. In addition, scientists discovered that after 10 months of use for No. 1 plastic, it may release the carcinogen DEHP, which is toxic.
Therefore, throw away the beverage bottle when it is used up, and don’t use it as a water cup, or as a storage container for other items, so as not to cause health problems.
Note: Do not recycle beverage bottles for hot water. Don’t put it in the car to bask in the sun; don’t put alcohol, oil and other substances.
HDPE is often used: packaging of cleaning products and bath products.
Use: It can be reused after careful cleaning, but these containers are usually not easy to clean. The original cleaning supplies remain and become a hotbed of bacteria. You’d better not recycle them. Don’t use it as a water cup or as a storage container for other items.
Note: It is difficult to clean thoroughly, it is recommended not to recycle.