Plastic Film

Plastic bags & film that follow the plastic bag/film "rule of thumb"

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Keep out of Landfill via Special Program:
If your city or town is listed below, click on its name to see the local plastic bags & film instructions for its residents. Statewide options that are open to anyone are also listed below. RIRRC does not recommend any one business or organization over another.

If plastic bags/film are clean, dry, and stretchable (at least a little), recycle them in the plastic bag recycling container at very large grocery, pharmacy, or big-box stores in RI. 

Exceptions: No clingy food wrap, bags from fertilizers/herbicides/pesticides, or bags labeled as "compostable" or "biodegradable."


City/Town Resident Options:
Statewide Options: