Landfill offers plastic recycling options

In its continued effort to increase the amount of waste diverted from the landfill, the Mariposa County Department of Public Works (MCDPW) has added # 3 through #7 plastic (except Styrofoam) and clean plastic bags and plastic wrap to the list of items that it will accept from residents for recycling at the Landfill, Compost Facility and Recycling Center.

Items made from #3 through #7 plastic include plastic packaging, some yogurt and margarine containers, empty medicine bottles, squeezable b...

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