Nursery Containers Alternative ways to recycle Take to the RRF Rigid plastics such as nursery containers and planters are accepted at the Resource Recovery Facility. Do not place these items in your blue cart. Alternative Ways to Recycle Return to Lowe’s Garden Center Return used nursery containers, plastic trays and tags to a Lowe’s Garden Center. Lowe’s will accept these containers for recycling, regardless of where you purchased them. Ways to Reuse Raise Your Own Seeds Consider reusing nursery containers to start seeds, divide up plants or transplant seedlings.