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Please use RPF as a recycle machine for waste paper and waste plastic for which material recycling is quite difficult

point2Used paper

Specialty paper Processed paper, laminated paper, paper containers, aluminum evaporated paper, textile printing paper
Adhesive tape Labels, stickers, gum tape, and such
Rolls of damaged paper Craft paper, film (polyfilm, spv film etc.)
Flat damaged paper Craft paper, film (polyfilm, spv film etc.)
Paper container packaging Equivalent items compliant with the classification criteria according to the original route and items compliant with the classification criteria according to the Container and Packaging Recycling Law

point2 Waste plastics

Main materials
Propriety
Main applications

Thermoplastic resin

Polyethylene (PE)
Yes
Packaging film (Packing material), Shopping bags, Aluminum evaporated paper, Reusable shipping cartons (Vinyl cases, Parts boxes etc)
Polypropylene (PP)
Yes
Returnable box, bundle string, confectionery packaging bags, aluminum evaporated paper
Polystyrene (PS)
Yes
Home appliance body casings from such things as TVs and audio equipment, aluminum evaporated paper, food trays, Styrofoam, toy casings
Polyethylene terephthalate
Yes
PET bottles (soft drinks, liquor containers), carpet, clothing etc.
Polycarbonate (PC)
Yes
AV equipment body casings, copy machine body casings, mobile phone casings
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)
Yes
Automobiles, home appliances, etc.
Nylon
Yes
Synthetic fiber
Acrylic
Yes
Lenses, advertising signboards, etc.
* Possible to use a composite of the above listed materials.
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
No
Agricultural-use vinyl, artificial leather, wire coating, water pipes, food wrapping films, parts trays

Thermosetting resin

Polyurethane
Yes
Sponges, shoe soles etc.
Unsaturated polyester resin (FRP)
No
Bathtub, helmet, boat, fishing rod
Phenol resin
No
Switchboard body, glass epoxy boards

* Paper and plastic that can be used as raw material does not need to be sorted by material.
* Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and plastic with metal can not be used as raw material.
* It is possible to use other combustible waste materials such as wood chips and textile waste which are suitable as raw materials.

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