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Recycling Agricultural Plastics Program (RAPP)

Educational Resources


Best Management Practices, posters, 2014

  • Preparing Agricultural Bale Wrap for Recycling, (ppt and pdf will print 11 x17 or 8.5 x 11)
  • Preparing Bunker Covers and Silage Bags for Recycling (ppt and pdf will print 11 x17 or 8.5 x 11)

Agricultural Plastics Q & A, 2013

Agricultural Plastics: What are they? Why are they 'hard stuff'? Can the challenges be surmounted? 2014

Completing the Circle: Promoting Purchase of Products Made from Recycled Agricultural Plastics, presentation to TPSA, 2011

Life Cycle of Agricultural Plastic Film, poster, 2012

New York State map of baler and super sack locations and where RAPP education is occuring, 2014

BigFoot Balers (for operator training, contact Nate Leonard, 607-255-8444 or

Maple Tubing

News Articles

Videos - Several videos demonstrating baling agricultual plastics in English and Spanish posted on YouTube.

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