Bags to Benches


Currently, we have collected over 1,000 lbs of plastic. The 1st bench sponsored by Evergreen Conservancy was donated to Chevy Chase and the 2nd bench, sponsored by League of Women Voters in Indiana County, will be donated to the Indiana County Conservation District. We are continuing the 3rd round, sponsored by Evergreen Conservancy again. Keep donating your plastics!

Here are plastics  you can and can not donate: Please make sure your plastic is clean and dry. thanks so much. PlasticCollectionPoster.

Please do not include:

  • Degradable/compostable bags or film packaging
  • Pre-washed salad mix bags
  • Frozen food bags
  • Candy bar wrappers
  • Chip bags
  • Six-pack rings
  • PPE – Gloves, masks, protective wear
  • Black plastic garden coverings
  • Is the packaging shiny or make a crinkly/crunchy sound.  If so, it’s NOT acceptable.

Here are a couple of ways for you to tell if it is polyethylene or not and can be included:

  1. Check to see if the packaging is labeled with at 2 or 4.  If so, it can be included.
  2. See if the packaging will stretch when you pull it.  If so, it can be included.