Some of interesting attributes of HDPE:
- It takes 8 milk jugs to make 1 pound of plastic lumber.
- Recycled plastic bottles uses 88 percent less energy to make than from virgin materials.
- Recycling 1 plastic bottle saves enough energy to power a 60 watt light bulb for 6 hours.
- 10 plastic bottles saves enough energy to power a laptop computer for over 24 hours.
- Enough plastic is produced in the US each year to shrink-wrap Texas.