Corrugated cardboard is to be tied in bundles no larger than 4 ft x 4 ft x 1 ft (120cm x 120 cm x 30 cm). Protecting the planet means protecting our future. Recycled plastic bags can be melted down and used to create new batches of plastic bags. * Terms apply. Look for the How2Recycle Store Drop-Off label on flexible plastics made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and low-density polyethylene (LDPE), including grocery and produce bags, bread bags, some plastic wraps, some plastic mailers, some cereal bags, and more. Giant Food Inc. 1535 Alabama Ave SE, Washington, DC 20032 202-610-6464 Giant Food Inc. 1414 8th St NW Washington DC 20001 202-234-0215 Giant Food Inc. 3336 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington DC 20016 202-244-5922 Harris Teeter 1350 Potomac Ave, SE Washington DC 20003 202-543-1040 For those who can't recycle plastic film at home, some types of plastic films can be recycled at carrier bag collection points at the larger stores of most major supermarkets including Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, The Co-op and Waitrose. This actively reduces recycling contamination in your municipality, as your residents get it right more often. Check with your local store to confirm the types plastic bags and film they will accept as the list may vary.

Customers can recycle plastic bags at any GIANT Food Stores or MARTIN’S Food Markets. Once the bags are recycled, they are made into lumber, trashcan liners or plastic bags. It takes about 10,000 plastic bags to make one park bench. Keep America Beautiful recently honored Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets with its 2016 National Community Improvement Award for Waste Reduction and Recycling. Recycling a ton of plastic bags (about 450,000 bags) saves 11 barrels of oil. Plastic bags don’t biodegrade, meaning it will take hundreds of years for them to decompose in a landfill.

100% of the seafood sold from our service counters is sustainably and responsibly sourced.

Bring your plastic shopping bags to our stores and we’ll send them to our plastics recycling company to become composite decking. They must be returned to participating drop-off locations such as retail stores for recycling.

But here’s where it gets confusing. Recycle Coach was created to engage your residents so that they use our smart tools and learn new things about recycling every day. Good news, Earl: Many drop-off sites also accept these items and more. Some stores have temporarily halted collection of plastic bags and wraps. The following plastic bags are NOT compostable and are NOT acceptable in Niagara Region's Green Bin / Cart program.

Plastic, glass and metal materials must be …