Plastics Information

An international plastics identification system is used to identify the type of polymer used by branding a number within the triangular recycling logo, as follows:

Plastic Identification Codes

Further information about plastics is available on the Plastics Federation of South Africa website at www.plasticsinfo.co.za and about polystyrene on the Polystyrene Packaging Council website at www.polystyrenepackaging.co.za.