Just looking at my local area, St. Paul will take plastics 1 (PET), 2 (HDPE), 4 (LDPE), 5 (PP) and 7 (Other), but not 3 (Vinyl) and 6 (PS). They also don’t take plastic bags, but note on their website that you can take them to local grocery stores for recycling. Right next door in Minneapolis all plastics except expanded polystyrene are accepted. And no bags either, but the site makes no mention of the recycling options that St. Paul's site did. In expanding the circle a little, St. Cloud, Minnesota takes only 1 through 6, and Brainerd, Minnesota doesn’t have a recycling program at all [*].
It's local market conditions that cause these variations from place to place. If there is demand for the recycled resins, the materials will be accepted.
[*] Maybe because they once got body parts in their chipped wood at the composite site.
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