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Solid Waste Material Data Sheet

Plastic - Bags
Category: Plastic
Activity Type: Recycling
  • Management Issues: Plastic bags can be recycled at select drop-off locations. Never include plastic bags with mixed recyclables as they clog the machinery.
  • Handling Tips: Many plastic bags can be reused as trash bags and can save you from purchasing new plastic trash bags. Many supermarkets also provide plastic bag recycling bins for you to use. Trex, manufacturer of recycled plastic lumber, provides a listing of drop-off locations for plastic bag recycling at this listing of plastic bag recycling drop-off locations..
 

Pounds Per Unit Conversions

  • Each Pound weighs 1 pounds.
  • Each Ton weighs 2000 pounds.