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