Recycling Wrapping Paper
It's my party and I'll recycle if I want to
Can I recycle wrapping paper?
In most case it can be recycled along with your other paper and collected curbside. Alternatively it can be deposited in a paper bank.
Some wrapping paper however cannot be recycled. This is because:
- It is very thin paper and doesn’t contain enough good quality fibres to be recycled.
- It may contain sticky tape, which cannot be recycled.
- It could be dyed and contain additives e.g. glitter or plastics which cannot be recycled.
How can I help?
- Use wrapping paper that has been made from recycled paper and that can be either recycled again or composted
- Use string and wool for wrapping presents instead of sticky tape.
What Can Be Recycled?
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