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Can I Recycle Wrapping Paper?

Can I Recycle Wrapping Paper?

 

The answer to this question depends on the type of wrapping paper you have. If you have gift wrap made from paper or cardboard, these are typically recyclable. However, if your wrapping paper is made with foil, plastic, or glitter it cannot be recycled and should be disposed of in the trash. When in doubt, look for a recycling symbol on the wrapping paper to confirm if it can be recycled.

 

It is best to remove any tape, ribbons, and other decorations from your wrapping paper before recycling as these materials can contaminate the paper. Additionally, avoid using plastic or metallic gift wraps or ribbons as these are not recyclable.

 

Recycling Christmas wrapping paper is a great way to help reduce landfill waste and help protect the environment. Before throwing out any wrapping paper, make sure you check if it can be recycled!

 

In Conclusion

 

If you have wrapping paper made of paper or cardboard, it can typically be recycled. However, plastic wrapping paper, foil wrapping paper, and glittery wrapping paper are not recyclable and should be thrown away in the trash. If you want to ensure that your wrapping paper is recyclable, look for a recycling symbol on the packaging and remove any tape, ribbons, and decorations from the paper before recycling.

 

For more information on what can be recycled check out your local recycling guidelines.

 

Thank you for reading! Please feel free to reach out with any questions. Have a great day!

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