A New Look at Plastic Bags

Take a look at the plastic bag recycling process, and then see all the new, useful things that are made from recycled plastic bags.

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Learn the Facts

  • Studies show that taxes and bans don't keep plastic litter out of the landfill. Without plastic grocery bags, people just purchase replacement bags—often made of thicker, heavier plastic—and then send those bags to the landfill, too. More »
  • Plastic bags are 100 percent recyclable. More than 900 million pounds of plastic bags, sacks and wraps were recycled in 2010. More »
  • Plastic bags are recycled into building materials such as backyard decking, fencing and playground equipment. More »