Q&A: Can I recycle plastic bags?

It is a question Great Forest consultants get asked fairly often. From the bags you get with your takeout lunches to the plastic bags that encase every new piece of technology. What do you do with all the pastic bags?

The good news is there they are recyclable. The unfortunate news is that they are not recyclable at your office.

Your first option for plastic bags is to reuse them: reuse them on your next shopping trip, or scoop up after your dog. The bags that you do not reuse can be brought to collection bins located at most grocery stores. The website, www.plasticfilmrecycling.org lists a directory of where bags are recyclable in your area.


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