A blue bag is a blue coloured, semi-transparent bag for waste, mandated for use in some localities for refuse or for certain specific types of refuse: the distinguishing color serves to assist in recycling programs. Typically, it would be used for glass, plastic or polyethylene content.
... A blue bag was a very small blue cloth bag containing crystals that one added to the 'whites' wash of a laundry session ... In many healthcare facilities, large disposable blue bags (often with drawstrings) are commonly used to collect soiled linens ... These bags fall in line with the color scheme of waste bags in the healthcare industry red bags for biohazard/infectious waste, yellow bags for either chemo therapy waste or infectious soiled linens, and blue ...
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