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RED BANK: FILM RECYCLING STILL ON, FOR NOW

White pails for the program were distributed in 2021. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

hot topicYes, Red Bank will collect plastic film for recycling Wednesday, despite the recent end of a one-year pilot program, a borough official told redbankgreen.

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RED BANK: FILM RECYCLING IN SPOTLIGHT

Dedicated pails for recycling plastic film waste are available from the public utilities department. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

A one-year pilot program to encourage the recycling of plastic film waste enters its second month in Red Bank Wednesday.

Despite some glitches, the first was “a success,” said the borough official overseeing it, as he faced questions about costs.

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RED BANK: PLASTIC FILM RECYCLING TO BEGIN

Pails for segregating plastic film for recycling will be available for pickup October 16. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

Red Bank residents can now begin setting aside plastic film products for recycling.

Starting November 3, the borough will make monthly collections of everything from dry-cleaning bags to boat wrap.

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