What you can put in your bins
2. Blue bin or bag
The wrapping paper scrunch test
If you can scrunch the wrapping paper into a ball it's paper. If it's plastic or foil it’ll bounce back and it cannot be recycled.
Things that can go in:
- junk mail
- shredded paper
- wrapping paper
- all types of cardboard
- telephone directories including yellow pages
- greeting cards
- cardboard milk, juice and drink cartons
Things that can't go in:
- plastic or foil wrapping paper
- cards or wrapping paper with glitter
If you have something to throw away that's not on this list, visit Recycle for Greater Manchester for more information.