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Seattle, King County to stop taking plastic bags in recycling

Thursday, October 17, 2019  Recology employee Keeyon Goodwin pulls out plastic film wrap from the first sorting line—plastic wrap that often clogs up the sorting machines at the materials recovery facility.  Plastic bags and wrap will no longer be accepted in curbside recycling in 2020.  211825

Plastic bags can tangle recycling collection machinery and contaminate otherwise marketable recyclables.

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