Plastic You Could Be Recycling

But probably aren’t

America Recycles Day is Nov. 15 and the Putnam County Health Department encourages residents to keep plastic bags and films out of landfills. While most people know that hard plastics can be recycled through curbside pickups, plastic bags and wrapping need to be taken to drop-off locations such as Foodtown in Cold Spring.

Newspaper delivery bags, dry cleaning bags, packaging material, food storage bags and plastic wrap that covers products like paper towels, beverages, and toilet paper can all be recycled. For a complete list of drop-off centers and materials, visit

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