Pallet or Stretch Wrap Curbside Trash Loose plastic and wrap are not accepted in curbside recycling as they can cause a lot of problems such as getting stuck in the sorting equipment. As an alterantive, you may recycle your plastic bags, film and wrap at participating locations by bringing them to a drop-off location. Find your closest drop-off location. Shrink Wrap Is Garbage While pallet or stretch wrap is used to hold goods together on a pallet, plastic or shrink wrap is used to package individual products while giving them a glossy sheen, such as in meat packaging. Learn what to do with shrink wrap.