New Plastic Bag Recycling Web Site
Stumbled on to this new web site this morning that promotes recycling of plastic bags.
I've found a few surprises already, one being that the plastic wrap that toilet paper and paper towels come in are supposedly recyclable. Same with those plastic zip lock bags that nearly everyone uses. I had no idea.
Here's the page with an illustrated list of recyclable plastic bags. I'm a confused by their list of plastic bags not to add to recyclables which includes "NO other bags or films". What other kinds are left?
They have a page for retailers to add their names to the list of businesses that accept plastic bags. I'm sending an e-mail to them to let them know in California all grocery stores are required by law to have containers for people to drop of their plastic bags for recycling.
What I'm still curious about is whether all the other types of plastic are acceptable for drop off at those stores? I know plastic shopping bags are, but what about the paper towel wrappers?
And, for those in Eureka that are unaware, plastic bags should not be placed in your blue recycling containers until further notice.
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