Plastic #7 (Other) Put in Recycling Cart/Bin Acceptable #7 plastics include bottles, tubs and jars. Plastic pallets and compostable/biodegradable plastics go in the garbage container. Other types of plastic #7 such as Legos go in the garbage unless you can donate them. Bottles, Tubs and Jars OK You can put plastic #7 bottles, tubs, jars, and plastic pallets in your recycling. Biodegradable Plastic Is Not Recyclable Vegetable-based plastics such as PLA are often labeled #7, but they are not recyclable. Find out what to do with biodegradable bags and compostable cups, plates & utensils.