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Wrapping paper

Find out how to reduce, reuse and recycle wrapping paper.


Think about buying an 'experience' present rather than a gift.


Why not try an alternative wrapping paper? For some ideas, see 12 alternatives to wrapping paper.


You can only recycle paper-based wrapping paper (you cannot recycle glittery or foil types). Please remove any tapes, ribbons and bows before recycling.

To check if your wrapping paper is recyclable, try the scrunch test! Scrunch up the paper into a ball. If it scrunches, and stays scrunched, it can be recycled.