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Omaha Recycling Guide

Tinsel & Garland

Not Accepted

MISC Tinsel

DO NOT place this item in a City of Omaha curbside recycling cart or drop-off site container.

Place tinsel and garland in the garbage if it cannot be reused or donated.

Note: This item is NOT accepted in the orange Hefty® ReNew® bag.

MISC Tinsel

Ways to Reduce or Reuse

Consider donating items in useable condition to a local charity or thrift store.

Get creative and use old tinsel or garland in arts and crafts projects.

Invest in reusable decorations instead of single-use plastic decorations.

Did You Know

Holiday decor such as tinsel or garland is often made with small, metal parts and varying kinds of plastics. These materials cannot easily be separated or recycled using traditional methods. These items should be reused, donated, or placed in the garbage.