Can you recycle plastic bags in Pennsylvania?

Does Styrofoam get recycled in PA?

*Note: Styrofoam CAN be recycled if you take it to the Streets Department Northeast Philadelphia Drop-Off Center at State Road & Ashburner Street, Philadelphia PA.

Is Penn Waste still recycling?

Penn Waste offers residential recycling services to over 180,000 households throughout the South Central Pennsylvania region. You can view a list of the townships and boroughs we currently service on the Resources for Your Municipality page.

Does Philadelphia recycle plastic bags?

Plastic Bags…a highly un-recycled, taking up to 1000 years to degrade…they’re problematic and harm wildlife. Unfortunately you can NOT recycle plastic bags in Philadelphia Single-Stream recycling… along with Styrofoam, PVC pipe, packing inserts & “peanuts.”

What plastics Cannot be recycled?

Plastics like clothes hangers, grocery bags, and toys aren’t always recyclable in your curbside bin. Other things that aren’t recyclable include Styrofoam, bubble wrap, dishes, and electronic cords. Check for facilities in your area that may be able to recycle the items below.

What to do with old plastic bags?

Recycling plastic bags and wrapping (soft plastic) at supermarkets. For those who can’t recycle soft plastic at home, some types of soft plastic can be recycled at carrier bag collection points at the larger stores of major supermarkets.

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