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Toronto expands plastic recycling program

Toronto announced the start of an expanded recycling program that will soon include certain kinds of soft plastics, like milk bags.

'Soft' plastics recyclable starting June 1

Milk bags will be recyclable in Toronto starting June 1. (City of Toronto)

Toronto announced the start of an expanded recycling program that will soon include certain kinds of soft plastics, like milk bags.

Starting June 1, the newly-accepted recyclable plastics will mix in with the rest of the blue bins in the city.

Soft plastics, the city says, include milk bags, dry cleaning bags, newspaper/flyer bags, sandwich bags, in-store produce bags and frozen vegetable bags.

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