2. Improve recycling by trashing the bag.
The City of Hollywood aims to reduce its recycling contamination rates from 24% to 10% by 2025, with the ultimate goal of no contamination.
Did you know that single use plastic bags are the number one source of recycling contamination? Although recyclable, these bags CAN NOT be put in your bin with your comingled recycling. Take the bags to the bins at your store or, better yet, eliminate their use all together by switching to cloth bags.
- Learn more about recycling on the Public Works page of the website.
- Your reusable bags near the end of their life? Repurpose them with artists and crafters to be turned in to useful products by sending them to Chico Bag’s zero waste program.