This video shows how a plastic bottle goes from the recycling bin to new products as well as examples of the over 3,500 jobs and economic impacts plastic bottle recycling creates in the Carolinas. The bottle is shown being initially sorted at companies like Sonoco in Raleigh, NC, then converted into intermediate industrial flake and pellet products and processed into fiber making it ready for production of consumer goods like clothing, carpet and new bottles. TheVideoSlab Carolinas Plastics Recycling Council and National Association for PET Container Resources
This video shows how a plastic bottle goes from the recycling bin to new products as well as examples of the over 3,500 jobs and economic impacts plastic bottle recycling creates in the Carolinas. The bottle is shown being initially sorted at companies like Sonoco in Raleigh, NC, then converted into intermediate industrial flake and pellet products and processed into fiber making it ready for production of consumer goods like clothing, carpet and new bottles. TheVideoSlab Carolinas Plastics Recycling Council and National Association for PET Container Resources

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April 07, 2017 12:00 PM

Recycle those plastic bottles – it means more jobs for NC

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