Plastic Bags & Other Items
Some items not accepted through our drop-off and curbside recycling programs can still be saved from the landfill. Businesses in the community accept these items for recycling:
Plastic shopping bags (from grocery and other retail stores) are accepted for recycling at:
- Cashwise Foods
- Walmart (both Fargo locations)
- Hornbacher's (all Fargo locations)
- Family Fare (all Fargo locations)
- Lowe's Home Improvement
Containers are located inside of the stores near the entrances. All bags must be clean, dry and free of debris/receipts. Please do not place dry cleaning bags in with your shopping bags for recycling. Also accepted in the plastic bag recycling containers are:
produce bags, shrink wrap, bread bags, dry cleaning bags, case wrap, air pillows, newspaper bags, product overwrap, bubble wrap and any #4 plastic film or packaging.
Items not accepted are:
Food storage bags, chip bags, candy wrappers, any hard plastics.
Some thrift stores also accept shopping bags for reuse.
Please do not place any plastic bags in your curbside recycling bin or the City of Fargo Recycling Drop Sites.
Office Paper & Junk Mail
Both ALL in ONE curbside recycling and Minnkota Recycling accept office paper and mixed paper such as junk mail. It is not accepted at the City of Fargo’s recycling drop off sites.