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It’s the holidays, so I thought this was relevant.

To recycle your wrapping paper, make sure that it is actually recyclable. See these suggestions from Readers Digest:

Also make sure to rip the tape off your present and throw it away. Then you can recycle your paper on its own.There are some schools of thought that you don’t have to remove tape, but there’s always a caveat that some recycling places will not recycle with tape on paper. It’s better to be safe than sorry.

It also helps if it has a label like this on your wrapping paper.

Let me know if you have any questions and I’ll address them here.

How to Recycle Wrapping Paper


Hi, I'm MJ, a recovering aspirational recycler who started HowToRecycle to share her journey with others. I kindly invite you to share your knowledge with me, talk about issues that are bothering you, tell me where I’m wrong (you know you want to), and help me discover new things!