It can come as a surprise to most people that not all wrapping paper is recyclable. So, how do you ensure all that Christmas paper is recycled once the festivities are over?
Many people mistakenly think that all paper can be recycled but unfortunately this is not always the case. While the embellishments and accessories added to Christmas wrapping paper make it extra festive, they can mean the paper won’t be accepted by recycling companies. This includes;
So, to make sure your Christmas is as environmentally friendly as possible, follow our simple tips for choosing recyclable wrapping paper.
There is an easy test to determine whether your wrapping paper can be recycled or not. Simply scrunch it up into a ball and if it stays scrunched, it can most likely be recycled.
W&S Recycling are the leading recycling company in the South who has years of experience helping households and businesses become more eco-friendly. To learn more about recycling wrapping paper, contact our experts today on 01202 675564 and we’ll be happy to help answer your questions.
Locate your nearest household waste centre and scrap yard using the list below. Unsure of where your waste needs to go? Contact our team and we'll be more than happy to help. For your local council charges visit the Oxford Council and Dorset For You websites.