Plastics Recycling Programs

Below are references and links to plastics recycling programs. This list will be added to as knowledge of additional programs becomes available.

Ag Container Recycling Council (ACRC)
Ron Perkins
540-463-7377
The Ag Container Recycling Council (ACRC) is an industry funded not-for-profit organization that safely collects and recycles agricultural crop protection, animal health and specialty pest control product containers (Jugs and Drums).
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East Jordan Plastics
800-353-1190
East Jordan has a comprehensive plastics recycling program.

Infinity Recycling
410-778-5949
Infinity does not recycle agricultural plastics, but does have programs to recycle:
Cardboard, Office paper, Aluminum cans, and Non-ferrous scrap metal
Serves Maryland's Mid-Shore region.

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Maryland Department of Agriculture
Pesticide Regulation Section
410-841-5710
Pesticide container recycling
Visit the website for more information - 2020 Dates coming soon!

Maryland Recycling Network
The Maryland Recycling Network (MRN) represents individuals and organizations from every facet of recycling who join together to promote the 3 "R's" of recycling - sustainable reduction, reuse and recycling of materials otherwise destined for disposal. This site also includes recycling resources and county contacts
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Owl Corporation
410-282-0067
Full Scale Recycling Facility
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Premier Patriot Recycling 
Dave Wright
203-589-6424
Premier Patriot Recycling is a brokerage that works with domestic and international end users. Referrals are available, and the company will always pay before the terms are due, and that payment will include freight pick up costs. Premier can even provide you with a free quote by simply sending them pictures, volume/weight, and your zip code. Premier Patriot Recycling has worked with some of the largest nurseries in the country, but also works with small to medium size farms and state government soil and ware commissions. 

UCS - Universal Commodity Services
Rich Pereira
347-587-5539
SPC (Small Plastic Container) Recycling Program: Bids on the purchasing of recyclable plastic film.
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Ultra-Poly Corp
Connie Jones
570-897-7500, ext. 1201
Ultra-Poly Corp is a large reprocessor servicing the East Coast. We have the capability of producing 170MM pounds of pellets annually on 9 extrusion lines; so we do not simply bale and export the Nursery Film. Ultra-Poly Corp has been in business 40 years with a stellar reputation in customer service, technology know how and delivery solutions that exceed expectation. We can also handle other agricultural plastics, such as mulch film, shrink/stretch film, irrigation tubing and flower pots.
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USAg Recycling
Sam Gibson
1-800-654-3145
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Zook's Plastic Recovery
717-656-4422 (leave a message and your call will be returned)
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New Jersey Department of Agriculture
609-292-5532
New Jersey Department of Agriculture recycling program - Out-of-state growers can take used film to the Burlington County Occupational Training Center in Mt. Holly. Both white and clear nursery film and clear multi-season greenhouse covers can be recycled. Film must be free of lathing, staples, and saran. Loads containing other agricultural plastics, such as bags, mulch film, shrink film, stretch film, drip irrigation, or ground cover film, will be rejected at the collection sites.
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