Plastic Bags & Film

Avoid plastic bags entirely, and bring your own reusable bag when shopping! Remember recycling must be placed in containers loose- never bag your recycling; keep it loose!

Acceptable Items

  • Plastic Bags
  • Newspaper bags
  • Bread bags
  • Produce bags
  • Dry cleaning bags
  • Case wrap
  • Bubble Wrap

Reuse Tip

  • Reuse a plastic bag to line a small waste bin instead of buying new plastic can liners

Recycling Tips

  • Make sure bags are clean and dry
  • Plastic bags should never be put in with mixed recycling as they can cause equipment malfunctions at the recycling center.
  • Are you collecting plastic film? Print and post this Plastic Film 11×17 flyer!

Recycling Locations

  • Many local grocery stores offer plastic bag recycling
  • Plastic film recycling is available at the Talley Student Union front desk
  • Plastic Film recycling is also available for back-of-house operations at Sullivan III, Talley Student Union, DH Hill Library, CVM (Vet School), Schaub Food Science, and Avent Ferry Technology Center.