Plastic Recycling

QRS can process and recycle nearly every type of plastic your business might use.

Most businesses use a variety of plastics, each with their own unique characteristics and applications. Now, though, thanks to advanced plastic recycling technology, QRS Recycling is recycling plastic of nearly every type, creating new opportunities to divert even more waste from landfills.

If you have specific questions about which plastics QRS can recycle, or to schedule a time where we can learn about your business and your sustainability goals, contact QRS Recycling. 888-366-3777

Plastic Materials Definitions


  • Plastic of all types, #1 through #7 (excluding Styrofoam)
    • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PETE)
    • High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
    • Vinyl (V) or Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
    • Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
    • Polypropylene (PP)
    • Miscellaneous plastics, nylon


  • Detergent and fabric softener containers
  • Soda, water, and flavored beverage bottles
  • Narrow neck containers
    • Health and beauty products, household cleaners
    • Straws
    • Ketchup and syrup bottles
    • Food containers, such as dairy packaging
    • Milk and juice jugs
    • Plastic buckets

1. No food-contaminated materials – all containers must be emptied.
2. No motor oil, insecticide, herbicide, or hazardous chemical containers.
3. No expanded foam containers, restroom papers, or papers that contain synthetic materials

History of QRS Recycling
Pioneering Potential Since 1974

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