Bags

Recycling Locations

Plastic Bags

Many grocery and retail stores now have a plastic bag collection container usually located just inside the store entrance - check at your favorite store. 

Some local stores that provide plastic bag recycling:

  • Lowe's - Benton Harbor and Niles
  • Martin's Supermarket - St. Joseph, Stevensville and Niles
  • Meijer - Benton Harbor and Stevensville
  • Wal-Mart - Benton Harbor and Niles

Paper bags

Most curbside recycling and drop-off recycling programs will accept brown paper bags for recycling. 

Tips to Reduce Bag Use

  • Reuse plastic and paper grocery bags when shopping.
  • Use cloth bags - they are very sturdy and can be reused many times.