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How to recycle paper bags

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Paper gift bags and shopping bags

Paper bags

When your paper bags and gift bags can no longer be re-used, recycle them:

  • In your blue cart
  • At a community recycling depot

Special instructions

  • Bags with paper handles are ok to recycle.
  • Remove ribbons, string handles, shoe strings and metal rivets them and put in your black cart as garbage.

Community recycling depot locations listed below:

Title: What Goes Where?
Author: City of Calgary
Description: Residential recycling and disposal search tool