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Paper Bags

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Updated on March 9, 2019

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Paper Bags

Instructions

To be recycled, paper bags need to be clean, which means not greasy or food-stained. If greasy or food-stained, put in compost.

Alternatives

Bring a reusable bag (cloth, paper, or plastic) or hand carry items if you’re only picking up a few things.

Facts

Paper can only be recycled a handful of times. It's made up of long fibers that get shorter each time it's recycled, making it more difficult to recycle the next time.

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