Resources

RECYCLING IN NORWALK
Read What’s In What’s Out.

SHOPPING BAGS IN BULK

Jeste Group

 

Prime Line

 

SHOPPING BAGS RETAIL

Eco Bags

 

Flip and Tumble

 

Baggu

 

 

DIY BAGS 

Crochet Bags

T-shirt Tote Bags

 

 

PRODUCE BAGS

Net Zero Straw

 

Simple Ecology

 

Reusable Plastic Wrap / Sandwich Bags

STRAW OPTIONS​

Aardvark, Trimarkusa.com, 

Webstaurantstore.com

Offer paper straws

Simply straws

Offers glass and stainless steel straws. 

Harvest Straws

Straws made from grain! 

Koffiestraw

Silicone straw which works great for hot beverages 

 

Other great resources can be found at

The Last Plastic Straw

BEVERAGE BOTTLES

Swell

Klean Kanteen

WASHING MACHINE FILTERS

Did you know that every time you wash microfiber or polar fleece clothing, microplastics are released into the water and eventually into the Long Island Sound? Learn More!

Washing Machine Filter

Cora Ball

Guppyfriend Washing Bag

What about items such as straws, bags and cups marketed as “compostable” or biodegradable?”

 

Unfortunately, items marketed as “compostable” or “biodegradable,” which are made from corn or other plant material, are not recyclable. They’re designed to be composted in special industrial composting facilities. To date, industrial facilities in Connecticut do not accept these types of items made from plants, also known as bioplastics; therefore, they must be discarded in the trash. The only truly compostable or biodegradable option is paper.  Click here to read more.

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