Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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Plastic Bags

When shopping or dining out, bring your reusables, reuse plastic and paper bags, or refuse a bag and hand carry items when possible.

Donate neatly folded reusable plastic bag of bags to a local animal shelter or rescue group or food pantry, or stuff newspaper bags to dispensers at local dog parks,or to the community for use by small businesses and residents.

Businesses in Alameda County can use the Bin Liner by City Tool to determine what kind of indoor bin liner your trash, organics, or recycling bin can have. Bag Laws: Alameda County, State of California, City of Berkeley, Overview of the aforementioned laws.

Clyde accepts this item in your curbside recycling container.

Put bags and other film plastic into a plastic bag, tie and place in recycling cart.

Concord accepts this item in your curbside recycling container.

Put bags into a plastic bag, tie and place in recycling cart.

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