Plastic Recyclable FAQs

We resumed plastic collection. We will only be taking plastic Thursday from 9AM-4PM. If you cannot make it that day, please call and make an appointment. We will only be accepting #2 plastic. Please see below.

What We Collect

When we resume plastic collection, we will accept only

#2 plastic (plastic bags, bubble wrap, #2 bottles, containers, and plastic bottle caps).

Examples of #2 Plastic

#2 (HDPE) is a common type of recycled plastic. Look for the triangle with a number stamped on the bottom of any bottle, container, or bag to determine the type of plastic.

(plastic bags, bubble wrap, #2 bottles, containers, and plastic bottle caps).

Dropping Off The Recyclables

-18 Germay Dr. Wilmington, DE 19804

-Organizations (schools and businesses) are required to schedule a time for drop offs.

-Separate plastic bags and lids apart from other plastic donations.

-Flatten all bottles and containers.

 

Follow the LECD Method (Loose, Empty Clean, Dry)

All recyclables must be clean: No food or liquid residue!

Rinse/dry/remove lids from all plastic bottles and containers.

We Do Not Take:

-#1, 3, 4 5, 6, 7 Plastic

-#3 (PVC)

-Aluminum

-Acrylic

-Paper

-Wood

-Metal

-Tin

-Styrofoam

-Plastic with metal screws

-Plastic medical waste