This story was originally published by FOX17 for "Morning Mix".
Plastic. It's in cars, refrigerators, furniture, computers and so many other objects we encounter in our everyday lives.
Recycling plastic is not only important, it has become a competitive market. Getting the best quality recyclable material helps local companies, like Davidson Plyforms, compete.
Todd took a trip to Davidson Plyforms to see what happens to the plastic put in the recycling bin and to learn more about Michigan's efforts to increase the amount the community recycles.
Learn more about Davidson Plyforms and how they're taking advantage of recycled materials on their website.
Also, learn more about the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy campaign and get more tips and information on recycling, visit recyclingraccoons.org.