® EnergyBag™ Program
The Hefty ® EnergyBag™ program is an innovative program that uses orange Hefty ® bags with existing curbside recycling services to collect previously non-recycled plastics and convert them into valuable energy resources.
® EnergyBag™ Program is a significant step towards achieving positive long-term environmental and economic advantages, including new alternative energy resources and fewer tons of landfill trash.
How does the Hefty ® EnergyBag™ Program Work?
1. Put clean and dry non-recycled plastics in your
Hefty ® EnergyBag™ orange bags.
2. When full, securely tie the bag.
3. Place the bag inside your recycling cart during your scheduled recycling pick up
Check out this video to learn more!
If you live in the Omaha area and would like to participate in the program, click the button below to purchase Hefty
® EnergyBag™ orange bags.
What Can I Include in the Bags?
There are many non-recycled plastics that can be collected in Hefty
® EnergyBag™ bright orange bags that currently cannot be mechanically recycled:
Cake mix liners
Plastic cups, plates and bowls
Potato chip bags
Foam to-go boxes
Plastic cheese bags
Plastic pet food bags
Plastic meat packaging
Frozen fruit & vegetable bags
Plastic deli meat packaging
Single-serve coffee pods (without coffee)
Disposable razors (without the blades)
Plastic liners from powdered mixes
Hot dog and sausage packaging
Plastic straws and stirrers
Plastic meat trays
All other non-recycled plastic bag
The Hefty ® EnergyBag™ program is a collaborative effort between The Dow Chemical Company , Reynolds Consumer Products , Recyclebank , First Star Recycling , Conagra Brands and Systech Environmental Corporation .