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In 1988 the Plastic Bottle Institute of the Society of the Plastics Industry established a system for identifying plastic containers by plastic type. The purpose of the "chasing arrows" symbol is to promote plastics recycling. The chasing arrows enclose a number, which aids in the plastics identification and sorting process.

HDPE (high-density polyethylene) Used in milk, juice, soap and laundry product bottles and caps. HDPE is also used in the production of crates, tubs and trays, drums, pipes, and wheelie bins.