You can not recycle plastic ZipLoc bags in most curbside recycling programs. While they are mainly made of two very common and recyclable plastic resins, HDPE and LDPE, they fall under the category of plastic film. This plastic type rarely gets accepted because it tends to jam recycling machinery.
Please note: Recycling guidelines may vary depending on local regulations and facilities. The information provided here is intended as a general guide and may not apply to your specific location or item. Always check with your local recycling center or municipal authority for the most accurate and up-to-date recycling information in your area.
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Where To Recycle
2) PlasticFilmRecycling.org: Find a dedicated plastic ZipLoc bag (film) recycling spot using their locator. (US only)