Plastics bags we can recycle at Kent County Recycling & Education Center:
Plastic shopping bags from grocery and retail stores
To recycle these items:
1. make sure bags are clean, empty and dry
2. stuff many bags inside one bag and tie shut
3. toss in the recycling bin!
We cannot recycle:
TANGLERS – anything stringy, like sheets of plastic
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS – anything that held hazardous liquids, powders or gases; medical waste including IV bags
UNACCEPTABLE FOR OUR FACILITY – anything larger than 2’x2′ including sheets of plastic, pool covers & tarps
Lowe’s Home Improvement800-445-6937
Accepts appliances, plastic plant trays/pots/tags, rechargeable batteries, cell phones, CFL bulbs, and plastic shopping bags.
Accepts plastic shopping bags.
Plastic Film Recycling
Offers a directory of local collection sites for recycling plastic film such as plastic grocery bags, air pillow packaging, plastic produce bags, bread bags, newspaper bags, and plastic product overwrap. Be sure to look for a recycling symbol ♻ or label such as the one below as not all plastic film is recyclable.