Plastic Recyclable FAQs

We will only be taking plastic on Thursdays from 9AM-4PM. If you cannot make it that day, please call and make an appointment. Please see below for details.

What We Collect

We now take #2, #4, and #5. Look for the triangle with a number stamped on the bottom of any bottle, container, or bag to determine the type of plastic.

#2, #4, #5 Plastic

We accept #2, #4, and #5 plastic. This includes #2 plastic bags, bubble wrap, #2 plastic bottles and containers, #4 bags, #5 containers, and miscellaneous bottle caps. 

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

  • RINSE/DRY and remove lids from all plastic bottles and containers

  • Please separate #2 plastic bags, #2 plastic bottles, #4 plastic bags, #5 plastic containers and bottle caps.

  • We Will NOT take #1, #3, #6, and #7 plastic and anything that is NOT plastic.

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Bubble Wrap 

#2 plastic bags

#2 Plastic Bottles

#4 bags

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#5 Containers

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Bottle Caps

Dropping Off The Recyclables

  • 18 Germay Dr. Wilmington, DE 19804.

  • We will only be taking plastic on Thursdays from 9-4.

  • If you cannot make it Thursday, please call to make an appointment.

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

We Do Not Take:

Aluminum

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Glass

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PVC Plastic (#3)

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Wood

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Styrofoam

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Unsanitary

Acrylic

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Motor Oil Bottles

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#1 Plastic

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#6 Plastic

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#7 Plastic