Skip to main content

Boat shrink-wrap recycling: Before blue, think green!

Boat shrink wrap for recyclingTo recycle boat shrink-wrap and other recycled materials into something new, such as composite decking, Dr. Shrink, the Michigan Recycling Coalition, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, Bay Area Recycling for Charities and Emmet County Recycling have partnered to help keep shrink-wrap out of landfills throughout the state.

Here is all you have to do:

  • Purchase your recycling bag(s) for $7 at Dr. Shrink. This is a one-time fee that includes the cost to collect, transport, bale and recycle. 
  • Register for the program.
  • Remove shrink-wrap, place into the bag and deliver to a registered drop-off location near you, such as a marina, storage, or recycling facility.