Plastic bags should never go in your recycling cart! They jam up the processing equipment and are a safety hazard for workers.
All major food markets accept the following types of clean, dry plastic bags and films labeled Number 2 or Number 4, LDPE, PE-LD, or LLDPE to recycle into plastic lumber-type products:
You can also bring them to:
Lowe's, Staples, Target, and WalMart.
The following are considered contaminants and can cause an entire load of bags to be rejected:
Trex has partnered with Shaw's, Whole Foods, Target, and Market Basket to accept pellet and salt bags
Reduce your plastic bag use - bring your own bags to the store.