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Non-stretchy plastic bags

Plastic non-stretchy bags

Put non-stretchy, rigid and crinkly plastic bags and film into your black cart as garbage, even if they have a recycling number.

This includes:

  • Cereal and cracker box liners
  • Fruit bags e.g. grape bags, cherry bags
  • Vegetable bags e.g. prewashed spinach bags, salad kits bags
  • Cheese string wrappers
  • Stand up food pouches such as baby food pouches, frozen food pouches and beef jerky pouches.
  • Food seals (e.g. plastic cover on top of a microwave dinner)
  • Container seals (e.g. plastic safety seal on unopened mouthwash bottle)
  • Woven plastic bags (similar to a tarp) used for rice, pet food, onions etc.
  • Mesh fruit and vegetable bags

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Title: What Goes Where?
Author: City of Calgary
Description: Residential recycling and disposal search tool