Plastic Film Recycling

Do you know what plastic film is?

  • Retail, carryout, produce, newspaper, bread, and dry cleaning bags (clean, dry and free of receipts and clothes hangers)
  • Zip-top food storage bags (clean and dry)
  • Plastic shipping envelopes (remove labels), bubble wrap and air pillows (deflate)
  • Product wrap on cases of water/soda bottles, paper towels, napkins, disposable cups, bathroom tissue, diapers, and female sanitary products
  • Furniture and electronic wrap
  • Plastic cereal box liners (but if it tears like paper, do not include)

Key point here is that the material be CLEAN & DRY


  • Degradable/compostable bags or film packaging
  • Pre-washed salad mix bags
  • Frozen food bags
  • Candy bar wrappers
  • Chip bags
  • Six-pack rings

Where can you recycle this around Bath?


  • Shaw’s - Bath, Brunswick, Freeport, and WiscassetLowes – Brunswick
  • Wal-Mart – Brunswick
  • Hannaford – Brunswick, Topsham, Boothbay Harbor
  • Target - Topsham
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