Introduction: How to Recycle HDPE Plastic (bags, Milk Jugs, Bottle Caps, ETC)
Plastic it's all around us, we cant get rid of it, so why not recycle it? In this Instructable I teach you how to recycle HDPE plastic.
Step 1: Find HPDE Logos.
The most common place you will find the HPDE logo is on plastic bags milk jugs and bottle caps.
Step 2: Sort Your Bags.
Biggest bag on bottom smallest bag on top.
Step 3: Fold It to Your Size
Flod your bags to whatever size you like. You could also cut it.
Step 4: Preparing It.
Lay some wax paper on a heatproof tray then put put your plastic on it.
Step 5: Baking It!!!
Set your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit if you go any higher your plastic will decompose. You can also set it for 10 minutes.
Step 6: Molding.
After you take it out of the oven you will notice that it's soft an shrunken you can now stick it in a mold and wait for it to dry.
Step 7: Done!!! :-)
After you take it out of the mold it is ready to make stuff with. It might not be pretty but its durable! :-)
Step 8: No Mold?
Its OK, you can let it dry freeform. ;-)
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