Plastic Coffee Cup Lids Granulator in Plastic Coffee Cup Lids Recycling

When you drink a cup of coffee, the disposable coffee cup disposal problem is coming. Then paper sleeve and plastic lid are waiting for disposal or recycling. What are plastic coffee cup lids made of? This question also answers whether plastic coffee cup lids are recyclable or not. It depends on the plastic type. How does a plastic coffee cup lids granulator work during plastic coffee cup lids recycling? PROSINO team share some tips here.


What are plastic coffee cup lids made of?

Generally speaking, plastic coffee cup lids are made of No. 6 plastics which is better known as polystyrene. Since polystyrene is recyclable, the plastic lids can be recyclable.


Why we recycle plastic coffee cup lids?

Plastic coffee cup lid is the necessary part of coffee cup. Also new design of coffee cup lids replace more and more traditional plastic straws, since it can funnel liquid through a slightly raised area. There are billions of coffee cup lids waste each year which produce great pressure to sustainable development and environment. Also recycling plastic coffee cup lids can create new jobs and bring cash inflow to recyclers.


Plastic coffee cup lids recycling

First, separate disposable coffee cups and lids. The plastic coffee cup lids should go in green recycling bin but coffee cups should go in organic waste bin or general waste bin.

Second, check and find the local recycling center who accepts the non-bottle form polystyrene. Third, when large amount of plastic coffee cup lids are available, the recycling process is similar as PET bottle recycling. De-baling, sorting, cleaning and crushing are common recycling steps. Finally you will get the plastic flakes which are available for new plastic products manufacturing.


PROSINO plastic coffee cup lids granulator

Crushing is the important process during plastic coffee cup lids recycling. PROSINO plastic coffee cup lids granulator can crush the lids directly into quite small pieces. So it is a cost effective and efficient size reduction machine. Contact our PROSINO team for more information now.


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