*Plastic bags can be recycled in many retail locations in Santa Fe. They accept a wide variety of bags for recycling including: newspaper bags, fruit/veggie bags, frozen plastic bags, sandwich/storage bags and most types of flexible plastic with a #4 printed on it.
3550 Zafarano Drive, Santa Fe
3251 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe
600 North Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe
3542 Zafarano Drive, Santa Fe
2110 South Pacheco Street, Santa Fe
Note: Businesses may change policies at any time.
Plastic is stamped with a recycling symbol and number to help the plastic industry tell the plastic types a part. To learn more, read about the Resin Identification Code.
|Plastics (see resin identification code) |
|[a]||#1 PET(E)||Polyethylene terephthalate||Polyester fibers, soft drink bottles|
|[a]||#2 PEHD or HDPE||High-density polyethylene||Plastic bottles, plastic bags, trash cans, oil cans, imitation wood|
|[a]||#3 PVC||Polyvinyl chloride||Window frames, bottles for chemicals, flooring, plumbing pipes|
|[a]||#4 PELD or LDPE||Low-density polyethylene||Plastic bags, buckets, soap dispenser bottles, milk bottles, plastic tubes|
|[a]||#5 PP||Polypropylene||Bumpers, car interior trim, industrial fibers, carry-out beverage cups|
|[a]||#6 PS||Polystyrene||Toys, flower pots, video cassettes, ashtrays, trunks, beverage/food coolers, beer cups, wine and champagne cups, carry-out food containers, Styrofoam|
|[a]||#7 O (OTHER)||All other plastics||Polycarbonate (PC), polyamide (PA), styrene acrylonitrile (SAN), acrylic plastics/polyacrylonitrile (PAN), bioplastics|
|#9 or #ABS||Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene||Monitor/TV cases, coffee makers, cell phones, most computer plastic, most FFF 3D printed parts that are not bioplastic such as PLA|
#5 plastic (yogurt tubs)
Preserve – Gimme 5 (Mail in Box Program)