Recycling 101: No Plastic Bags in the Recycling. No Bagged Recyclables.

Did you know that plastic bags don’t belong in your recycling container? Did you know that plastic bags should be returned to a grocer or retail outlet to be safely recycled? Did you know that plastic bags not only prevent items from being recycled, but also damage recycling equipment and even create a hazard for recycling workers?

That’s why Waste Management is striving to increase the recycling IQ of both residents and businesses. Do your part by learning more about how to keep plastic bags out of your recycling and sharing with others.

We need your help to Recycle Often. Recycle Right.®