Plastic Containers

Recycle

Updated on July 18, 2019

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Instructions

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).

Alternatives

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.

Facts

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

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