Can I recycle this? How to know what can & can’t be recycled

Recycling. It can be a confusing topic. Here are the do’s and don’t of the recycling world:


  • Paper bags
  • Junk mail
  • Catalogs/magazines/newspapers
  • Envelopes (stamps included!)
  • Paper (dyed & undyed)
  • Cardboard such as cereal boxes, shoe boxes, egg cartons & toilet/paper-towel rolls
  • Fruit punnets
  • Aluminum such as drink cans, foil (including disposable baking trays)
  • Any glass bottles and jars


  • Single plastic bags (shopping bags, produce bags etc)
  • Food scraps
  • Polystyrene foam

Do your research! Ask your local council or check online as to what you can & can’t recycle in your state/country & reduce the amount of crap going to landfill each year!

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