Special Recycling Program

Hefty ReNew Program

Special Recycling Program

Hefty ReNew Bag Program

The Dearborn County Recycling Center is now accepting Hefty ReNew Bags

A Recycling Program For Hard To Recycle Items

This program collects plastics that can't be recycled traditionally, and turns them into valued resources. The Hefty ReNew Program complements your existing recycling routine in Dearborn County.

How the Program Works

What goes in the Hefty ReNew orange bag?

Kitchen & Pantry

Chip bags, dry mix liners (cake, powder, cereal, and cookies), candy wrappers, granola wrappers, foam egg cartons, salad and cheese bags, fresh or frozen vegetable and fruit bags.

No foil lined bags.

Storage & Cleaning

Food storage bags, plastic wraps on paper towels and toilet paper, dry/wet disposable cleaning cloths, and plastic grocery bags.

Office & Shipping

Bubble wrap, pillow packs, foam peanuts, foam block packaging, and clear plastic overwrap.

Dining & Eating

Foam to go boxes, foam cups, foam plates, foam bowls, plastic straws/stirrers, plastic utensils, plastic plates and bowls.

If you are still not sure if something can be put in the bag, we are happy to answer questions. See the Contact Us page for convenient ways to reach the Recycling Center.

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