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Posted on: September 6, 2022

PLASTIC BAG RECYCLING UPDATE

Below is a list of Sussex County stores that continue to collect plastic film/bags from customers. The #2 or #4 plastic film or bags must be clean, dry and free of food residue.

All Sussex County Branch Libraries are collecting, look for a white plastic bin with an explanation of what is accepted within the entranceway of the building..

• ACME Markets  (Vernon only) – collection container located outside store.
• Home Depot (Newton) – NO collection box, but customers can bring bags to customer service desk, and they will be consolidated with store plastic.
• Kohl’s  (Newton) – collection box at Customer Service area (also a box for paper bags!)
• Lowes (Newton) – collection bin in vestibule along side battery and bulb collection bins.
• Stop & Shop (Sparta) – collection box inside store by lottery ticket machines.
• Weis (Newton) – NO collection box, but customers can bring bags to customer service desk, and they will be consolidated with store plastic.
• Weis (Franklin) – Collection container outside store.

There are currently no recycling opportunities for reusable shopping bags (#5). There is a zip code-based link to donate reusable bags to local food pantries:    https://cfbnj.org/donate-reusable-shopping-bags

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