Plastic #2 (HDPE) Alternative ways to recycle Put in Garbage Residents can recycle newspapers, glass, and plastic soda bottles. Only put clean newspaper, plastic and glass bottles. Any contaminants, such as food or liquids, render the material nonrecyclable. Recycling is available at the following locations: McBean ParkMap & DirectionsDrop Off Area: Near Football/Baseball Stadium in the D Street Parking Lot Joiner ParkMap & DirectionsDrop Off Area: Joiner Parkway and Nicolaus Road; Box Located Behind Parking Lot Twelve Bridges Library485 Twelve Bridges DriveMap & Directions(916) 434-2410 Help Prevent Litter Plastic #2 is a lightweight material that easily finds its way into the environment, where it can leach toxic chemicals. Dispose of it properly to prevent it from becoming litter. Alternative Ways to Recycle Tide® Laundry Bottle Recycling Program Recycle laundry bottles and caps through TerraCycle’s free mail-in recycling program. They accept plastic #2 bottles with their plastic #5 caps securely attached. Find out more about the Tide® Laundry Bottle Recycling Program. Personal Care and Beauty Recycling Program Recycle hair care, skin care and cosmetic product packaging through this free mail-in program by TerraCycle and Garnier. Accepted items include shampoo caps, conditioner caps, hair gel tubes and caps, hair spray triggers, soap dispensers and tubes, body wash caps, and lotion dispensers and caps. Find out more. Did You Know? What Plastic #2 Can Become Plastic #2 can be recycled into new plastic jugs, plastic lumber, patio furniture, flower pots, buckets, recycling bins, benches and fencing.