Recycling Cart

Dispose of your clean newspaper in your blue recycling cart.

Newspaper can also be used to line your kitchen compost pail. Put this, and any other soiled (coffee, food, water, etc) newspaper, in your brown compost cart.  

Newspaper Bag

Newspaper Bags Are Plastic Bags

Newspaper bags are a type of plastic film. Find out what to do with plastic bags and film.


Compost It

You can compost newspapers because they are made from paper that is clean and untreated. Almost all modern newspapers are printed using a plant-based ink.

Ways to Reuse


Use as Packaging

Consider using newspaper for packaging instead of bubble wrap. Newspaper is more eco-friendly than packing peanuts or bubble wrap and it’s more affordable, too.

Did You Know?

How Paper Gets Recycled