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Find out how to recycle, reuse and dispose of balloons.


Balloons are so engrained in our minds when we think of celebrating but there are alternatives to buying these non-recyclable balloons. 

How about paper chains, fabric-scrap bunting, tissue paper bouquets?  The back of old wallpaper rolls makes great banners, or even a draw-able table cover. Pinterest has loads of inspiration!


Mylar (foil type) balloons do not degrade, so you can re-use them in art and craft projects, as gift wrap or even to keep the birds away. You can find lots of re-use ideas online. 


You cannot recycle balloons, so do not place them in your recycling bin.

Put old deflated balloons: