Potato Chip & Snack Bags

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Snack Bags Are Recycling Contaminants

The shiny lining in chip bags is often aluminum or a special mixed plastic. Since recycling plants cannot separate the plastic outer layer from the aluminum inner layer, these mixed-material bags cannot be recycled.

Alternative Ways to Recycle

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TerraCycle Snack Bag Recycling Program

Collect and send your snack bags for free Snack Bag Recycling Program, a free recycling and fundraising program that accepts any size of snack bag.

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Late July Snacks Recycling Program

You can send in Late July Snacks packaging to the Late July Snacks Recycling Program, which is a free recycling program through TerraCycle. Find out how to mail in these snack bags.