Can I recycle plastic water bottles?

Plastic water bottles with the 1 symbol on the bottom are accepted in almost all local recycling programs, provided they are empty, clean and dry. The majority of programs ask you to recycle plastic water bottles with the cap re-attached.

Need specific information for where you live?

Recycling rules differ from each municipality. Check the rules in your area by downloading the Recycle Coach app. Search your municipality here to see how active Recycle Coach already is in your area: