Plastic Containers


Updated on July 18, 2019



Container should be clean. Quickly rinse, or wipe out food into compost, before putting the container in the blue recycling cart. If container says "compostable" on it, compost it (green waste cart).


Opt for a reusable container instead. In general, try to take less food to go by eating at the establishment or preparing more meals at home.


The average American throws away approximately 185 pounds of plastic per year.

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