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PRESS RELEASE

Plastic Film Collection and Recycling Event

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 tdavis@ci.moscow.id.us


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Story Contact: Tim Davis, Sanitation Operations Manager
Phone: 208-883-7131
Email: tdavis@ci.moscow.id.us



City of Moscow

206 E Third Street
Moscow, ID 83843
Contact: Gary J. Riedner, City Supervisor
Phone - 208.883.7006
Email - griedner@ci.moscow.id.us
Website - www.ci.moscow.id.us

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