Plastic #2 (HDPE)

Alternative ways to recycle
Put in Garbage
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Help Prevent Litter

Plastic #2 is a lightweight material that easily finds its way into the environment, where it can leach toxic chemicals. Dispose of it properly to prevent it from becoming litter.

Alternative Ways to Recycle

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TideĀ® Laundry Bottle Recycling Program

Recycle laundry bottles and caps through TerraCycle’s free mail-in recycling program. They accept plastic #2 bottles with their plastic #5 caps securely attached. Find out more about the TideĀ® Laundry Bottle Recycling Program.

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Personal Care and Beauty Recycling Program

Recycle hair care, skin care and cosmetic product packaging through this free mail-in program by TerraCycle and Garnier. Accepted items include shampoo caps, conditioner caps, hair gel tubes and caps, hair spray triggers, soap dispensers and tubes, body wash caps, and lotion dispensers and caps. Find out more.

Did You Know?

What Plastic #2 Can Become

Plastic #2 can be recycled into new plastic jugs, plastic lumber, patio furniture, flower pots, buckets, recycling bins, benches and fencing.