UMBC now offers collection and recycling of all clean plastic bags, films, and wraps! These items can be placed into one of the 35 yellow bins located throughout campus.
These plastics require a special process for recycling and cannot be recycled in single stream recycling (blue bins).
What Can Be Recycled:
Please make sure that all plastic is clean & dry before recycling. The following items can be recycled and placed in the yellow collection bins:
Other Less common examples include:
- Dry Cleaners Bags
- Newspaper Bags
- Electronic Wrap
- Salt/Dirt/Mulch Bags
- Wood Pellet Bags
How Much Have We Recycled?
Progress since the program expanded in August 2021.