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renewlogy [ri-nyoo-luh-jee] n. - the science of renewing waste

Hefty® EnergyBag® Program

Energy Waste Zero

Hefty® EnergyBag® Program

The Hefty® EnergyBag® program offers an innovative way for cities to capture low-value plastics such as film, small form, multilayer packaging, and #4-6 plastics which are typically not accepted in regular recycling programs. Residents in participating communities can collect these materials in the Hefty® EnergyBag® orange bags and place closed bags in their regular blue recycling carts or bins. The Hefty® orange bags are segregated at the front end of the recycling facility and sent to Renewlogy’s Salt Lake City facility for processing.

  • Project Commencement:

    2018

  • Target Plastics Diverted:

    900,000+ lbs., for all participating communities

  • Cities:

    Greater Boise, Idaho (2018) & Omaha, Nebraska (2016) metropolitan areas, & Lincoln, Nebraska (2019)

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