Plastic Bags & Plastic Film

If you do not want to throw these thin plastic items in your garbage cart, you can take them to one of the drop-off locations listed below, but NOT the City’s Drop-off on Sixth Ave. (Not all items are accepted at all drop-off locations. Check with the location to find out what is accepted.)

how2recycle label Opens in new windowExamples of recyclable items include:

  • Retail, carryout, produce, newspaper, bread, and dry cleaning bags (clean, dry, and free of receipts and clothes hangers)
  • Zip-top food storage bags (clean and dry)
  • Plastic shipping envelopes (remove labels), bubble wrap and air pillows (deflate)
  • Product wrap on cases of water/soda bottles, paper towels, napkins, disposable cups, bathroom tissue, diapers, and female sanitary products
  • Furniture and electronic wrap
  • Plastic cereal box liners (but if it tears like paper, do not include it)
  • Any film packaging or bag that has the How2Recycle Label shown at right.

These items are not recyclable, put them in your brown lid garbage cart:

PlasticFilm Recycling Locations

  • Copps - 1500 Pinecrest Ave. Stevens Point, WI 715-345-1937
  • Target - 5300 US Hwy 10 E. Stevens Point, WI 715-341-8790
  • Kohl’s - 150 Crossroads Dr. Plover, WI 715-344-0480
  • Lowe’s - 230 Crossroads Dr. Plover, WI 715-869-9000
  • Wal-Mart Supercenter - 250 Crossroads Dr. Plover, WI 715-345-7855
  • Copps - 1850 Plover Rd Plover, WI 715-342-0011