|More and more of today's products are being manufactured with recycled content. Common household items that contain recycled materials include:
Recycled materials are also used in new ways such as recovered glass in asphalt to pave roads or recovered plastic in carpeting and park benches.
- Newspapers and paper towels;
- Aluminum, plastic, and glass soft drink containers;
- Steel cans; and
- Plastic laundry detergent bottles.