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
-Plastic with metal screws
-Plastic medical waste