Do you ever recycle plastic bags? What about clam shell containers? There are many items that seem like they’re recyclable because they’re made of plastic, but all plastics aren’t the same. Many plastics have different melting points and cannot be recycled together. Others, with advances in technology, are able to be separated, such as plastic caps from bottles. Some plastics, such as plastic bags, are not accepted at most recycling facilities. Here are some common recycling misconceptions and recycling facts.