How much energy can recycling plastic bottles conserve ?
Majority of the plastic bottles today are made using PET Plastic. PET Plastics are classified with the plastic recycling code 1.
Majority of the plastic bottles today are made using PET Plastic that is classified with the following symbol.
It is estimated that recycling 1 such PET plastic bottle can save conserve sufficient energy to run a 60W bulb for 6 hours.
This means, recycling 1 PET Plastic Bottle conserves = 60 Wh of energy.