Plastic shopping bags and many other items do not belong in your recycling binRecycling household waste is second nature to me. But, I still find myself questioning what I can and cannot put into the recycle bin.
Here’s the skinny on the products that I find confusing. You should always consult with your local curbside recycling service provider. A good resource for all your recycling questions is www.Earth911.org.
The numbered triangle on the plastic container indicates the type of plastic that was used to make that container. Some types of plastics are easier to recycle than others. Which types of plastics get recycled often depend on if there is a market for that product after it is recycled.