Howie’s begins accepting more types of recyclable plastics By Ned Seaton October 16, 2013 You have viewed 1 of 10 this month. Want uninterrupted access to TheMercury.com on your computer, smartphone and tablet? We have many subscription options to fit your needs. See my options Q: Howie’s accepts plastics number 1 and 2 for recycling. Where in the area can No. 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 plastics be recycled?