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Omaha Recycling Guide

Gift Wrapping Paper

Some Restrictions Apply

PC Gift Wrap

ACCEPTED: Plain or Printed Paper

Place gift wrap made of plain paper or glossy paper (like a magazine) in a curbside recycling cart or drop-off site container.

  • Remove any ribbons or non-paper labels
  • Tape is ok to leave on
  • Keep items loose and do not bag
PC Gift Wrap

NOT ACCEPTED: Paper with Metallics or Glitter

DO NOT place gift wrap with shiny foil, metallic decorations, or glitter in a City of Omaha curbside recycling cart or drop-off site container. Place this item in the garbage if it cannot be reused.

PC Gift Bag Box Foil CROSSOUT

Ways to Reduce or Reuse

Get creative using sustainable gift-wrapping materials you might already have on hand. Reusing common household items such as newspaper, paper bags, fabrics, or tea towels can be a unique, memorable way to wrap a gift.