Plastic Film Recycling Program

Plastic Film Recycling Program

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Introduction
The City of Shelton has partnered with SC Johnson to provide a 6-month pilot plastic film recycling program to residents along two garbage routes. This is the third plastic film recycling program to launch in Washington state, along with Point Roberts and Friday Harbor.

Eligible residents were notified via postcard about this program. To participate, please call Waste Connections at 360-426-8729. Recycling carts and instructions will be delivered to those residents who opt-in to this free program.

The first collection will take place on Wednesday, April 27 and cover Route 3-16R (Parsley Sage, Springfield Loop, and Christmas Village). Route 1-16R (Mt.View) will have its first pickup on Wednesday, May 11.

Pickup schedule
Route 3-16R Pickup Dates
Parsley Sage, Springfield Loop, Christmas Village
Route 1-16R Pickup Dates
Mt.View
Wednesday, April 27 Wednesday, May 11
Wednesday, May 25 Wednesday, June 8
Wednesday, June 22 Wednesday, July 6
Wednesday, July 20 Wednesday, August 3
Wednesday, August 17 Wednesday, August 31
Wednesday, September 14 Wednesday, September 28
Wednesday, October 12 Wednesday, October 26

aCCEPTED mATERIALS
  • Bread bags
  • Food storage bags (including Ziploc)
  • Grocery bags
  • Plastic wraps (around multi-packs of drink bottles, paper towels, diapers, etc.)
  • Dry cleaning bags
  • Bubble wrap/air pillows (popped)
  • Produce bags
  • Plastic lining from cereal boxes
  • Plastic newspaper wrapping
  • Plastic shipping envelopes (remove labeling)
Not accepted materials
  • Multi-layer film (chip bags, pet food bags, etc.)
  • Aerosol cans
  • Waxed paper containers
  • Polystyrene or foam containers
  • Paper towels and napkins
  • Food-soiled paper and cardboard
  • Diapers
  • Feminine products
  • Biodegradable products or compostable bags
  • Pre-washed salad mix bags
  • Candy wrappers
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Questions?
Mary Ricker
Communications Specialist
Email: mary.ricker@sheltonwa.gov
Phone: 360-432-5114

Mason County Garbage & Recycling (Waste Connections)
Website: masoncountygarbage.com
Phone: 360-426-8729