GDN Supports a Ban on Single Use Plastic Bags

Bags do not belong in the curbside recycling bin in Massachusetts, but there is a system for recycling them. Gretchen Carey, MassRecycle President, and Waneta Trabert, MassRecycle Vice President and Director of the Sustainable Materials Management Division for the City of Newton, will teach you all about how plastic bags can find a second life as composite lumber during this interview with Stephanie Hicks from Trex. Wondering if your local grocery store is really collecting for recycling? Tune in because you’ll hear about a list available to the public.