Plastic - Bottles, Jugs, Jars, Dairy Tubs

(Last Updated: 7/24/2023)

Recycle Bottles, Jugs, Jars and Dairy Tubs 

Only four (4) shapes of plastics are recycled in your collection cart in Kitsap. Learn how to Recycle Right in Kitsap.

Empty, clean, and dry your items first. Rinse and shake to remove food and liquid residue. Remove and place lids in trash.

​Plastic Bottles

Examples: Plastic soda, juice, water bottles, soap and shampoo bottles, empty white pill bottles, ketchup bottles

​Plastic Jugs

Examples: ​Juice jugs, plastic milk jugs, detergent jugs

​Plastic Jars

Examples: Peanut butter jar, pickle jar

Plastic Dairy Tubs

Examples: Yogurt, sour cream, cottage cheese, margarine



Special drop-off sites for other plastics

Mail-in recycling for a cost. Terracycle recycles these items and more:

  • 3D printing material

  • Biodegradable plastic


Plastics that belong in the garbage

  • Plastic clamshell and tray containers from the bakery, deli, or take-out food
  • Plastic cups, coffee pods 
  • Plastic utensils and straws
  • Prescription bottles and empty hazardous product containers
  • Toys, PVC pipe, etc.
  • Other plastic items not meeting the bottles, jugs, jars and dairy tub description.