Recycle

Medicine bottles larger than 3” in any dimension are recyclable (over-the-counter or prescription), providing they are not prescription VIALS (the cylindrical orange/brown medicine containers). The vials should go in the trash. They are not an acceptable type of plastic.

Reuse

Use these items for storage or crafts.

Dispose

Prescription VIALS (the cylindrical orange/brown medicine containers) should go in the trash. They are not an acceptable type of plastic.

They are made of a type of plastic that is not readily recycled and therefore does not have a market (meaning if we collected them, no one would buy them to turn them into new products), so there is no sense in collecting them. They should be thrown in the trash, if they cannot be reused for storage or crafts.

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