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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

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


Story Contact: Tim Davis, Sanitation Operations Manager
Phone: 208-883-7131

City of Moscow

206 E Third Street
Moscow, ID 83843
Contact: Gary J. Riedner, City Supervisor
Phone - 208.883.7006
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