Disposing of PP plastic cups shouldn't be the trickiest of the subjects. You only need to know and understand the material they come from.
PP plastic (Polypropylene) is a thermoplastic made from a combination of propylene monomers. Due to its versatility, PP plastic t is used in various applications. Among those, one of the most popular is in the food and drinks packaging industry.
Before disposal in a recycling bin, food and drinks packaging made from PP plastic should be rinsed/washed to remove any food residue.
Disposing of your PP plastic cups the right way is important because it will allow reprocessing them to return the used material into new functional products (rPET)
PP plastic cups are widely recyclable. However, you need to rinse/wash them before disposing of ofthem in your recycling bin to remove any food or drink residue.
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