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.

If possible, please consider reusing plastic bags before placing in the garbage or designated bins at retail locations. Ideas for reuse can be found here.

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 Home Depot - Windsor

6280 Hembree Ln
Windsor, CA 95492

NotesDrop off film plastic

Location pin Lucky Supermarkets - Sonoma

19181 Sonoma Hwy
Sonoma, CA 95476


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

8852 Lakewood Dr
Windsor, CA 95492


Location pin Safeway Pharmacy Sonoma - Napa St.

477 W Napa St
Sonoma, CA 95476

Location pin Safeway-Santa Rosa Fourth St.

2751 Fourth St.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404


Location pin Safeway-Santa Rosa Mendocino Ave.

2300 Mendocino Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95403


Location pin Safeway-Yulupa Ave.

2785 Yulupa Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

NotesDrop-off: recyclable plastic bags only.

Location pin Sonoma Market

500 W. Napa St.
Sonoma, CA 95476


Location pin Whole Foods Market Sonoma

201 W Napa Street
Sonoma, CA 95476