Did you know that fleece clothing is made out of recycled polyethylene terephthalate — or PET? That’s the fancy word for the material most plastic bottles are made out of, and it’s just one of many products that are produced wayyyy down the line after we recycle stuff in our blue bins at home. But how does a plastic bottle go from your recycling to becoming a cozy new fleece jacket?
After your recycling is collected, it’s sorted with similar materials and compacted into bales. It’s important that bales consist of only …READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY>>>