Free Consumer Plastic Recycling Program Runs May 13 - July 16

Hicks Nurseries Plastic Recycling Program 2023

Hicks Nurseries Plastic Recycling Program 2023

Hicks Nurseries, Long Island's largest and most extensive garden center on Long Island, is once again supporting gardeners in their eco-friendly efforts with their annual free plastic recycling program from May 13 to July 16.

"Our plastic recycling program, aligned with the spirit of Earth Day, is just one example of our dedication to the environment," said Eleni Roselli, Director of Marketing at Hicks Nurseries, Inc. She continued, "It gives us an opportunity to offer a convenient recycling solution to our customers during the peak planting season. It is important that we raise awareness to the cause and help minimize the amount of plastic that ends up in landfills for future generations."

Since its inception in 2009, the recycling program has successfully collected and recycled over 60,000 cubic feet of plastic gardening waste. Hicks Nurseries also offers the largest selection of organic solutions for both lawn & garden, organic vegetable & herb plants as well as pollinator-friendly plants that are critical to supporting the ecosystem.

The Plastic Recycling Program is open to retail customers and the general public, and not for commercial use. Home gardeners are encouraged to bring their plastic pots, cell packs and trays for recycling. Before depositing these items into the designated recycling bin, participants should adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Sort plastic garden pots, cell packs and trays. Only garden plastics will be accepted.
  • No household plastics, no food plastics or plastic bags, no clay pots are permitted.
  • Please shake out all soil and rocks from containers. 
  • No metal hangers, rings or any other foreign materials are permitted.

The drop-off bin is located at Hicks Nurseries' Customer Pick-up/Loading Area at 100 Jericho Turnpike in Westbury, New York. 


Hicks Nurseries is Long Island's largest and premier garden center, family-owned and operated since 1853. Dedicated to helping its customers achieve their goals easily and stress-free, Hicks Nurseries provides an exceptional selection of quality products, including indoor and outdoor plantspatio furnitureplanterslawn care, seasonal decor and more. They also offer complete landscape design services and expert advice to make gardening successful and enjoyable for everyone. Hicks Nurseries is conveniently located at 100 Jericho Turnpike in Westbury, NY. To learn more, visit

Contact Information:
Eleni Roselli
Director of Marketing
[email protected]
516-334-0066 x 1239

Original Source: Hicks Nurseries Facilitates Eco-Friendly Gardening
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