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Durable Plastics

Disposal Options

In general, durable plastic items are not recyclable and should be disposed of as trash. There is a wide variety of durable plastic items, such as kitchenware, toys, sleds, kiddy pools and slides, snow shovels, and more. They are made from many different types of plastics, some of which are not recyclable. Many durable products are made of multiple types of plastics or other materials bonded together. Durable plastic products that are not containers or packaging are not effectively processed at the Materials Recovery Facility. Five-gallon and smaller plastic pails are considered containers, not durable items, and may be recycled if they are completely clean and any metal handles are removed. 


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