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What is the most common type of plastic used for making plastic bags?

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Polyethylene is the most common plastic which is used for packaging plastic bags,plastic films,containers like plastic bottles etc.They are usually mixture of organic compounds. It is has low hardness and rigidity but has high ductility and impact strength. It was produced by a German chemist, but it was prepared as a side product by accident and later it was recognized that it contains long chains ofCH2 and termed it as polymethylene.

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Polyethylene and polypropolyne.

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Polyethylene is by far the most commonly used plastic

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Battery size for emporio armani ceramic ladies watch

  • To determine battery type: open back
  • Locate battery holder and identify type. Note battery mounting
  • Place opened watch in plastic bag to keep it dust-free while you obtain a replacement battery
  • Remove watch from plastic bag and install new battery
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Some Tips for Recycling Plastic Bags

You would be shocked to know just how many plastic bags get thrown away every day. It's a huge source of damage to our environment and some basic easy steps to recycle used plastic bags could help you 'do your bit' for the planet.

  1. How about taking your bags back to the store that gave them to you. Many stores will take them and recycle them for you.
  2. Or you can take bags with you when you go shopping, especially if they are in good condition. Then there's no need to keep taking new bags.
  3. Another tip is to use old plastic bags as trash bags for smaller bins around the house. I use mine in the bathroom.
  4. How about giving your excess bags to a charity shop. They can then use them for packaging up goods that customers buy.
  5. Finally the best idea is to try and avoid taking bin bags in the first place. I always carry a couple of fold up, material shopping bags with me and then i can usually avoid the waste of asking for extra plastic bags.

Good Luck and thanks for caring about our planet.

on Oct 07, 2013 | Retail Supplies

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Are plastic bags dangerous with children around? My neighbor doesn't allow plastic bags in her house because her kids are young. Is she right?

Plastic bags can be a choking or suffocation hazard if children are allowed to play with them or access them while they are unattended. This doesn't mean you can't use plastic bags in your house but it's a good idea to have a secure plastic bag holder to store them safely away from kids.

Apr 22, 2013 | Retail Supplies

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I'm looking for a recommendation for a shop where I can bulk buy plastic bags online?

Try the Carrier Bag Shop, not only do they sell in bulk but I think you can customize your order as well. Good luck.

Apr 22, 2013 | Retail Supplies

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What is a sleeping bag made out of?

Sleeping bags are covered with a shell thatis nylon, polyester, cotton, flannel, or a blend of these materials. Insulation. The next layer under the sleeping bag'sshell is the insulation. The insulation isolates a volume of dead space to forman 'insulated' area. There are several types of insulation material used insleeping bags. The purpose, temperature and price of the sleeping bag determinethe type of insulation. The most common are polyester fibers and goose down. Liner. The shell and liner enclose the insulation ofthe sleeping bag. The liner is is soft and made of common materials which varywidely

Jul 09, 2012 | Camping, Backpacking & Hiking

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Suggest solutions to the big pollution problem caused by plastics

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Source Reduction: Don't make so much to start with and that will reduce the quantity immediately. Reduce unnecessary packaging. Buy a new TV lately? Every part is covered with plastic including the power cord which is wrapped in plastic and closed with plastic tape or a plastic tie. Even the prongs on the plug are plugged into an unnecessary hard plastic piece. Screens and cabinet edges and cords all covered with plastic film. WHY? The instructions are in a plastic bag which is also itself in a plastic bag. The little connectors, wires and screws are also in their own individual plastic bags.

Too much plastic in the packaging, don't buy it to start with. If you can't live without it - make the merchant dispose of the packing and packaging. Leave it in their store. They will get the message.

Why do we need one time use foam cups - plates - utinsels? Paper is cheaper in the long run and just as servicable. In a land fill, paper will degrade. Plastic will remain for years.

Recycle Recycle Recycle: Make recycleing easier. Municiple collection - merchants can collect at their places of business. Use products made from recycled plastic. Make it easier for home owners to dispose of. There has to be financial motivatiuon to recycle.

You are making reference to motherboards. There must be some use for the innards of discarded computers, radios, GPS and a million other electronic devices. Trash is worth BIG money if we can just figure out how to extract the money.

END USE - turn the remainder into energy. Don't dump it in the ocean or on the land. It will not go away for many many years. Reference the plastic island floating in the Pacific ocean. Burn it. Convert the stored energy in the plastic into energy we can use.

Much raw oil is used in the production of this plastic. What a waste. Takes weeks for the raw material delivery, lots of energy to turn it into plastic, weeks to deliver the product to market, we actually use a lot of plastic for just a few minutes (removing it from the TV, eating our supper out of it, unwrapping our candy bar from it, unpacking our plastic chairs from it, etc then we have to dispose of all that plastic in a plastic trash bag! to get rid of it, it it will ever go away!

There you go ... all under 20 minutes.

Jun 27, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Oreck xl 9100 bag wont stay on using type cc replaced inside bag hanger

What year model?

Pre-late 1990s, bag on upright just fit over the adapter in the tube.

Lat 1990s, went to a version that had a sliding piece of paper to cloe off the bag & prevent spillage, and required a hinged plastic piece for chipboard piece on bag to slide into.

Must have right bag for the unit, otherwise it will not stay on, will leak.

Jul 22, 2009 | Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum

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I can't figure out how to put the bag on.

I had a terrible time trying to install a bag, too! The hinged piece must be closed. Hook the cardboard backing on the opening and
line up the pieces sticking out on either side of the hinged piece with the openings in the cardboard on the back of the bag. It has two places where you're supposed to place your fingers and push until it pops. Neither my husband nor I could make it pop, so I just looked at the back of the hinged piece and saw a little clamp type thing cut out in the plastic. This has to hook onto the plastic piece that is connected to the vacuum cleaner. Just bend it out and hook it on, making sure that everything is lined up.

May 07, 2009 | Oreck XL2600 Vacuum

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Vacuum bag busted

Greetings from,

Yes, you certainly can take off the outer bag of your Oreck and wash it in the washing machine. You DO NOT however want to put the bag through the dryer!!!!! Just hang the bag outside, and let it air dry. It is important to make sure that the bag is 100% completely dry before you use the machine again. If the bag is wet, it will cause dirt to turn to mud in the bag, and probably cause a foul odor when you use the bag.

There are 2 different types of bag systems with Oreck vacuums. The one pictured below is the older style that uses a metal clamp to hold the bag in place. The newer docking system, will be a white plastic clamp that holds the outer bag in place. They both will be removed the same way however. Simply take a screwdriver and pry off the clamp;

Once you have removed this clamp, simply pull the outer bag off. Once it has been washed, and the bag is 100% completely dry, put the outer bag back over the bag housing as far as it will go. When you put the clamp back on, it is imperative that the clamp go behind the plastic ridges, to ensure that it is tightly fastened. If the clamp is not put on correctly, this will cause the inner paper bag to fall off during vacuuming. Make sure that the clamp is in the right position when putting the bag back;

If you have any further questions, please feel free to email them to me. I really enjoy sharing my knowledge an passion about vacuum cleaner, and vacuum repairs. We do stock all Oreck parts, so if you need any parts, please let me know.

Chris Jones

Oct 15, 2008 | Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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