ABS Plastic Put in Garbage/Landfill ABS is a #7 plastic that is not recyclable through our programs. It is accepted as garbage only. Did You Know? What Items Are Made From ABS Plastic? ABS plastic is a very durable material as long as it’s kept cool and out of direct sunlight, which is why it is used in 3D printing, kids’ toys (including LEGO bricks), computer parts such as keyboards, automotive and aircraft parts, plumbing, helmets, furniture, luggage and other containers.