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Bales of plastic waste awaiting recycling. The plastic bags seen here are made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Other plastics that may be recycled include polyethylene teraphthalate (PET) used to make clear bottles for soft drinks, and polyolefins which are used to make bleach and detergent containers.
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