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Hefty® EnergyBag™

Hefty® EnergyBag™ Program

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The Hefty® EnergyBag™ program is a groundbreaking initiative that collects previously non-recycled plastics - like the candy wrappers and juice pouches you've always throw away -  at curbside and converts them into valuable energy resources. 

The Hefty® EnergyBag™ Program is a significant step towards achieving positive long-term environmental and economic advantages, including new alternative energy resources and fewer tons of plastics ending up in landfills.

The Hefty® EnergyBag™ Citrus Heights pilot program kicked off in 2014 and led the way for the current Hefty® EnergyBag™ Omaha Area Program, where previously non-recycled plastics are being converted into energy to produce cement.

 

How does the Hefty® EnergyBag™ Program Work?

1. Put clean and dry non-recycled plastics in your Hefty® EnergyBag™ orange bags. If you have any questions about what you can include in the bags, browse our FAQs.

2. When full, securely tie the bags.

3. Place the bags inside your recycling cart during your scheduled recycling pick up.

 

How to Buy Hefty® EnergyBag™ Orange Bags

If you live in the Omaha area and would like to participate in the program, you can purchase Hefty® EnergyBag™ orange bags locally at these participating Hy-Vee stores:

Hy-Vee #2 14591 Stony Brook Blvd

Hy-Vee #3 8809 W Center Road

Hy-Vee #6 9707 Q Street

Hy-Vee #9 17810 Welch Plaza

Hy-Vee #11 1000 S. 178th Street

Hy-Vee Papillion 11650 S. 73rd Street

 

Hefty® EnergyBag™ orange bags are also available to purchase online using the button below.

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Where Can I Learn More?

Learn more about the Hefty® EnergyBag™ program by reading through our FAQs and Press pages.

 

Collaborators

The Hefty® EnergyBag™ program in Omaha is a collaborative effort between The Dow Chemical Company, Reynolds Consumer Products, Recyclebank, First Star Recycling, Conagra Brands and Systech Environmental Corporation.

 

Contact Us

If you have specific questions about the Hefty® EnergyBag™ program, click here to send us an email.

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