Can I recycle gift wrapping paper?

Holiday and special occasion gift wrapping paper is accepted in most local recycling programs, as long as it’s paper. Reuse or dispose of any ribbon or bows. Dispose of metallic, foil and mylar wrapping paper in the garbage.

Need specific information for where you live?

Recycling rules differ from each municipality. Check the rules in your area by downloading the Recycle Coach app. Search your municipality here to see how active Recycle Coach already is in your area: