Consumers, officials struggle with recycling solution for ubiquitous bags

Published: 3 May 2006
Category: Recycling

Here is another plastic recycling problem, this time out of California:

According to this article, consumers and officials struggle with a recycling solution for ubiquitous bags. Unless you’ve memorized the rules for residential recycling, you might think you’re helping the planet every time you toss a plastic grocery bag into a curbside container.

But you would be wrong. Even though many plastic bags feature the “chasing arrows” recycling logo, they are banned from curbside collections for various reasons.

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