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Plastic recycling. Inspection of bales of HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) plastic at a recycling plant. HDPE is used in a variety of rigid packaging for food and beverages. It is sorted and compressed into these bales before being cleaned and shredded. It is then shipped in chipped form to manufacturing plants for re-use. Photographed in Pennsylvania, USA.
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