Plastic bags: Effective July 1, 2015, plastic bags of any color, size or shape, and plastic film are no longer accepted in the Prince George's County Residential Curbside Single-Stream Recycling Program
Polystyrene/Styrofoam (#6 plastic)
We encourage you to recycle your clean and dry plastic bags at most grocery stores and other retailers instead of placing it in your recycling bin or cart.
What Not to Place in Your Cart/Bin
Any grocery, retail, or trash plastic bag
Crinkle bags for cereal, pasta, or snack bags
Dry cleaning bags
Fruit and vegetable bags (fresh/frozen)
Garden product bags (soil/mulch)
Outer wrap from cases of soda, juice, and snacks
Outer wrap from meat or cheese products
Outer wrap from paper towel, napkin, and diaper packages
We recommend using reusable bags or totes when shopping or opt for paper bags where available. Find drop off locations.
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