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pe clear film

Any mix of natural polyethylene, High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE, #2), Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE, #4), or Linear Low-Density Polyethylene (LLDPE, #4) film, totaling at least 95% clear or natural polyethylene film is accepted. Grade B contains 80% clear, up to 20% color, clean and natural LDPE and/or LDPE films. Grade C contains 50% clear, 50% color, dry, LDPE, or LLDPE films.

Product: Polyethylene film

Source: Post-Consumer or Post-Commercial material

Contamination: Total contaminants should not exceed 5% by weight.

  • Pigmented polyethylene films

  • Non-polyethylene other plastics such as strapping

  • Labels

  • Liquid residue (2% maximum)


The following contaminants are not allowed at any level:

  • Medical and hazardous waste

  • Wood

  • Glass

  • Oils and Grease

  • Rocks, stones, mud, dirt

  • Metalized labels or films

  • Multi-material pouches

  • Silicone coated film

  • Film with oxo or bio-degradable additives 

  • PVDC layers

  • Acrylic coatings

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