Tissue Paper

Put in Garbage Put in Organics Bin

Dirty tissues and tissue paper can NOW be placed in your Organics (green) bin and turned into compost.

Compost Bin

Put It in the Compost

Put used tissue paper in your compost pile instead of throwing it away.

Ways to Reduce

Use Something Else

Instead of buying tissue paper, try cutting up an old magazine or other recyclable paper (such as regular paper or even newspaper) to use for your gifts.

Did You Know?

Technically, Tissue Paper Has Already Been Recycled

Tissue paper is hard to recycle because it’s already been recycled: it’s made from recycled paper, so the fibers are shortened to the point where it cannot feasibly go through the recycling process again.