Recycling Codes – Part 2

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So, what happens after #7?

It gets a little confusing.

#8 is for Lead Acid Batteries

#9 is for Alkaline Batteries.  But #9 is also the Plastic Resin Code for ABS, those black pipes used for drainage.  ABS is the abbreviation for Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene – a type of Acrylic Butylated plastic. Lego uses ABS for its bricks. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene

Therefore, #19 is also designated for Alkaline Batteries.

 

Confusing, huh?

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