These must be clean and empty and are accepted for donation only. Plastic Containers is a new category of plastic now being accepted at Berkeley Recycling. It typically includes food containers such as yogurt and dairy tubs, food take-out containers, clam shells and drink cups. This category also includes non-food rigid packaging. No plastic bags, film plastic or styrofoam.
Accepts #5 plastics if not accepted by your curbside hauler. do not cut up your plastics as this makes it difficult for our team identify and sort #5s. Also, we ask that for items like yogurt cups that may have a “shrink sleeve” or paper label, that you remove the shrink sleeve or paper label before mailing. reuse a box and pack it densely, and if possible, ship by ground.