Products Made From Cheboygan County Recyclables

A large variety of items are made from recycled plasics:

  • Plastic (#1 & #2, #5, #6, #7) plastic (rinsed) 
  • Tubs (yogurt, Margarine), trays, clear clamshells
  • Plastic Grocery and bread bags (clean, dry, and bagged)
  • Plant cell packs
  • Tuperware

Manufacturers in Michigan Make other plastic bottles and jugs.

Tin Cans:
Manufacturer in East Jordon, Michigan makes fire hydrants, utility/manhole covers, and large truck brake drums.

Aluminum:
Scrap dealers sell to makers of aluminum cans and car and airplane parts.

Clear and Colored Glass:
Manufacturers in Michigan make items such as glass bottles and concrete blocks.

Cardboard:
Mills in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio make cereal board, liner board, and the  fluted portion of corrugated cardboard

Newspapers and Magazines:
Mill in Michigan , Indiana, and Ohio make  cereal board, newspaper, insulation, and mulch

Office Paper:
Mills in Wisconsin make tissue paper, writing paper, and copy paper.

Phone Books and Hard Cover Books: Mills in Michigan, Indiana,  Ohio, and Illinois
make newspaper, insulation, and mulch