Can I recycle pre-washed salad bags?

There are two main types of plastic film used for pre-washed salad bags. The more common one is the type of plastic film that cannot be stretched – these bags usually have a bit of a ‘crinkly’ sound when you handle them. This type of plastic bag belongs in the garbage. The other ‘stretchy’ type of plastic salad bag can usually be returned to a retailer for recycling, along with your grocery-type shopping bags.

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: