October 22, 2019 (Moscow, Idaho) -- Recycle Beyond the Bag with the City of Moscow Sanitation Department, Latah County Solid Waste, and Moscow Recycling! A plastic film collection and recycling event will be held on Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Moscow Recycling Center, 401 Jackson Street. The collection area will be available in the South Lot of the Recycling Center off of C Street.
This event is an opportunity for the public to begin saving bags and film packaging that are clean, dry, and empty. Acceptable items include:
- Produce and bread bags
- Grocery bags
- Cereal box liners
- Ice bags
- Ziplock and other re-closable bags
- Case overwrap
- Newspaper sleeves
- Dry cleaning bags
- Plastic shopping bags
- Bubble wrap
For a visual display of acceptable plastic bag and film items, visit https://www.ci.moscow.id.us/DocumentCenter/View/18200/Recycling-Plastic-Bags-with-TREX-PDF.
The plastic film collected at this event will be sent to the TREX Decking Company, which uses recycled plastic film, along with reclaimed wood, to create a composite decking material.
For questions about this event, other recycling programs, and efforts by the City of Moscow, contact Tim Davis, Sanitation Operations Manager at 208-883-7131 or email@example.com.