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Can I Recycle Plastic Clamshell Containers?
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Can I Recycle Plastic Clamshell Containers?

Happy Hump Day! Or as we call it, Where Can I Wednesday.

Another recycling dilemma: can you recycle those clamshell containers you get from (non-Whole Foods) salad bars?

According to City of Philadelphia Recycling Director Phil Bresee, yes!

“As long as they’re clean and not made of #6 plastic foam (expanded polystyrene, or EPS),” says Bresee.

There you have it. Another win for the recycling bin!

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Julie Hancher
Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher
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