The city of Seattle prohibits recyclable paper and cardboard in the garbage.
What is acceptable
- Mixed paper
- Office paper
- Newspaper and newsprint
- Sticky notes
- Softbound books and journals, small volumes
- File folders
- Hanging file folders (metal or plastic parts removed)
- Box board and tablet backs
- Card stock
- Small pieces of flattened cardboard
Spiral bound notebooks (metal or plastic parts removed)
Staples, small paper clips, and small amounts of tape are permitted. Remove all large paper clips.