Are plastic bags acceptable in organics containers?
Compostable bags certified by the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) are acceptable in the organics program. For detailed information on these bags, please visit the South Bayside Waste Management Authority's website.

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1. How can I find out my waste collection, recycling, and/or organics service day?
2. Who can I call for waste collection service changes or questions about my bill?
3. How can I recycle hazardous wastes such as oil, antifreeze, pesticides, computer monitors, sharps, fluorescent tubes, and bulbs?
4. How do I recycle organics properly? I am not used to placing food scraps out for recycling.
5. Are plastic bags acceptable in organics containers?
6. I am doing construction / remodeling on my property. Do I need to obtain a debris box from Recology?
7. What is the proper way to dispose of prescription medication?