Cereal Bags & Box Liners

Plastic Bag Drop-Off
tearing paper

Tears Like Paper? Not Recyclable

If a cereal box liner tears like paper, then it isn’t made from plastic #2, and it cannot be recycled with plastic bags. Either reuse it or throw it in the trash.

cereal bread crumbs

Empty the Crumbs

When recycling plastic bags, they should always be clean of all food, so dump the crumbs out of your cereal bag before recycling.

Ways to Reuse

dipped strawberries on wax paper

Wax Paper Substitute

Plastic cereal bags work well as wax paper for tasks like separating burger patties, rolling out cookie dough or pie crusts, and drying chocolate-dipped candies.