Collection Bags for silage wrap recycling
Plastic Forests’ Collection Bags/bin liners are designed for the correct presentation and collection of silage wrap to enable recycling at our facility. These Collection Bags are made from clear, UV stabilised, recycled plastic for long outdoor life and have drainage holes to help keep the material dry.
Recycling silage film provides farmers, local councils, Landcare Australia and the agricultural industry with a sustainable alternative to burying, burning or landfilling this finite resource, whilst creating a circular economy. Used silage wrap is recycled into our range of sustainable products, including fence posts, square pickets and poly sheet. We do not receive any other types of agricultural plastics, except silage wrap.
Silage film will only be received FREE of charge, when presented in Plastic Forests Collection Bags. The purchase of these clear, UV stable Collection Bags includes the drop off / recycling fee.
All other loads of silage wrap (i.e loads not presented in Plastic Forests Collection Bags) must PRE-PAY the appropriate drop-off / recycling fee (below).
Plastic Forests Collection Bags / Bin Liners are:
- Made from clear recycled plastic to easily view contents
- UV stabilised for long outdoor life
- Drainage holes to help keep silage wrap dry
- 205 L – Fit a 44-gallon drum for use as a bin liner
- Made from recycled LDPE
- Recyclable with the silage film in our recycling process
- 50 bags per pack/box
Purchase of the Collection Bags includes a drop off and recycling fee – it does NOT included transportation to our recycling facility. Plastic Forests does not organise transport.
We ACCEPT only:
- Silage wrap/film
Please do not mix silage wrap & pp twine in the same bag as it will be rejected at drop off.
We DO NOT accept:
- PP twine, silage mesh/netting, silage pit covers, grain bags, mulch film, woven PP feed bags, silage film on rolls, PP bulka bags, drums, nylon, polyester, multi-laminate films, PVDC, hard plastics, PVC & HDPE tarpaulins, or aluminium foil lined films.
HOW TO PREPARE USED SILAGE WRAP FOR RECYCLING
- If collecting or storing used silage wrap in bags/bin liners, use only Plastic Forests clear, UV stable Collection Bags (available for purchase HERE). Purchase of Collection Bags includes free drop off at our recycling facility.
- Do not use black plastic bags as they will be rejected at drop off.
- Do not mix film & twine together as they will be rejected at drop off.
- If you pack silage wrap into bulka bags you will have to cut and empty them yourself and take the used bulka bag with you.
- Shake off dirt and moisture before bagging. A little hay is OK, but no rocks, steel, dirt or dead furry animals!
- If you tie off the collection bags, please use PP twine or a cable tie – do not use wire!
- Keep the filled bags dry – inside or undercover if possible.
- Pre-pay for your load before dropping off (if not using Plastic Forests Collection Bags) and bring your receipt with you.
- Check opening times before dropping off your used silage wrap.
Pre-pay for your load before dropping off (if not using Plastic Forests Collection Bags) and bring your receipt with you. – We are currently full for receiving anything over a ute load – 26/1/2024
DROPPING OFF SILAGE WRAP AT OUR RECYCLING FACILITY
If the silage wrap is packed in Plastic Forests Collection Bags, simply bring the material to our facility during the opening hours below. There is no drop off fee.
If your silage wrap is not packed in Plastic Forests Collection Bags, please PRE-PAY the appropriate drop off/recycling fee. Then bring the material to our facility during the opening times below and present your receipt to staff.
Upon arrival at Plastic Forests, please enter the driveway and proceed to the rear (southern end) of the main shed. Toot your horn 3 times and a staff member will assist you. Dropping off material outside stated Opening Hours will not be possible.
PLASTIC FORESTS LOCATION
21 Union Rd, North Albury. There are no other drop off locations.
OPENING HOURS TO RECEIVE SILAGE FILM
Monday: 11am – 6pm
Tuesday: 7:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesday: 7:30am – 5:30pm
Thursday: 7:30am – 2pm
Friday to Sunday: Closed
If you have any questions about the preparation or collection of silage wrap please CONTACT US.
The Collection Bag/ Bin Liner pricing in the drop-down box excludes any delivery fees, which are added according to your location. $198.99 incl GST or $180.90 ex GST for 50 bags ($3.62 per bag ex GST + delivery)
If your silage wrap is not presented in Plastic Forests Collection Bags, please PRE-PAY the appropriate silage wrap load drop-off fee and bring your receipt with you.