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Plastic bags (drop-off locations)

Plastic bags are not accepted in the blue single-stream recycling carts in all areas of Sonoma County. Some grocery stores and retail establishments accept soft HDPE #2 and LDPE #4 plastic bags for recycling.

Please recycle only clean, dry plastic bags and film. Remove receipts or any other items from bags.

Examples: 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)

Do not include: Degradable/compostable bags or film packaging • Pre-washed salad mix bags • Frozen food bags • Candy bar wrappers • Chip bags • Six-pack rings

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Location pin Big John's Market


Location pin Plastic Film Recycling

NotesSearchable database to find locations that accept plastic bags and film packaging

See searchable database

See list of acceptable and unacceptable film plastics

Location pin Raley's Windsor


Location pin Safeway-Santa Rosa Fourth St.


Location pin Safeway-Santa Rosa Mendocino Ave.


Location pin Safeway-Yulupa Ave.

NotesDrop-off: recyclable plastic bags only.

Location pin Sonoma Market


Location pin Whole Foods Market Sonoma