(Last Updated: 9/6/2022)
Recycle these paper items in your curbside recycling container and at drop-off recycling facilities:
Dry and clean
Larger than a postcard
Without lamination, glue, glitter, or other 3D decoration
Loose - do not bag recyclables
Envelope windows, staples, and labels are OK, but remove plastic bags and binding
These paper items are not accepted for curbside recycling in Kitsap and are not accepted at drop-off recycling facilities:
Shredded paper - find a recycling site
Greasy pizza boxes
Dirty or wet paper
Paper smaller than a postcard (post-it notes or scraps)
Paper covered in glue, glitter, or paint
Shiny/glossy gift wrap
Padded bubble mailers
"Paper" you can't tear (ferry tickets, etc.). These are nonrecyclable plastic.
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