City of Brandon stops recycling a certain type of plastic

The City of Brandon is asking residents to avoid recycling a commonly used plastic.Officials say they’ll no longer accept “#1” plastic food containers.Story continues below

“The Saskatchewan-based company that markets Brandon’s recyclables will no longer accept #1 plastic food containers from its customers and there is no capacity at the City of Brandon’s Materials Recovery Facility to stockpile this plastic product,” the city said in a Facebook post.