What Goes In - Hefty® EnergyBag®
All plastic items marked as a #4 - #7 can go in the EnergyBags. In addition, the following plastic items are accepted in EnergyBags whether they have a #4 - #7 number on them or not. Place empty, clean and dry accepted items before putting into bag. Paper, metal or cardboard are not accepted.
Bags and film
Plastic food wrap, grocery bags, shopping bags, freezer bags, produce bags, bread bags, food storage bags, salad and other types of cellophane and film.
Dairy tubs and lids
Including yogurt, pudding, butter and margarine and cottage cheese containers.
Including plates, bowls, cups and utensils.
Deodorant sticks must be empty.
Including cups, trays, egg cartons, meat trays, bowls, plates and foam (not plastic) "to-go" hinged-lid (clamshell) boxes.
Lids and Caps
Including "to-go" beverage cup lids, bottle caps and milk/juice jug caps.
Packing and shipping materials
Including bubble wrap, plastic mailing envelopes, air packs and air pillows, shrink wrap. Paper manila envelopes with bubble wrap must be thrown in the trash. Cardboard boxes can thrown in the blue cart.
Packaging liners inside boxes of baking mix, cake mix, flour, snacks, crackers and cereal.
Including stand up, squeezable (portable yogurt, applesauce), juice, laundry, microwavable and take-out condiments. Portable foil-lined pouches are not accepted.
Single serve containers
Including coffee pods (without coffee), cream, butter, and "grab and go" snack (peanut butter, salad dressing, hummus, etc.) containers.
Six-pack rings and holders
Including flimsy plastic rings and solid plastic disc six-pack holders.
Including drinking straws and stirrers.
Toothpaste and health and beauty items such as, lotions, creams and hair products in tubes can be thrown into the bag without being cut open and rinsed. The small amount of product left in the tube will be handled in the process.
Wrappers and food packaging
Including snack bags, potato chip bags, candy wrappers, cheese wrappers, packaged lunch meat and hot dogs or sausages, frozen food and plastic pet food bags.