Mojave Desert & Mountan Recycling Authority

Recycling rates for nonbottle rigid and film plastics decrease

According to the “2017 National Post-Consumer Non-Bottle Rigid Plastic Recycling Report” and the “2017 National Post-Consumer Plastic Bag and Film Recycling Report,” domestic purchasing in both of these categories increased by 2 percent. However, overall recycling for both categories decreased in 2017. Prior to that year, the volume of rigid