What Types of Bottle Caps Are We Collecting?
It is important to ensure that all waste – plastic in particular – is disposed of safely and appropriately so that it never ends up in our natural environment where it can only do damage.
The Million Bottle Cap Challenge is focused on collecting hard plastic bottle caps as representative of the global problem of improper disposal of plastics. Many types of plastic are recyclable, but students are collecting only hard plastic caps. They are more common than we realize. Here are examples of acceptable caps: