No wrapping paper permitted in blue bags

The wrap cannot be recycled due to low-quality paper.

  • Dec. 24, 2013 4:00 p.m.

The City of Abbotsford is advising residents that the recycling program’s blue bags containing wrapping paper will not be collected.

Christmas wrapping paper cannot be recycled due to low-quality paper and the number of contaminants.

The city suggest that when wrapping presents, consider alternatives such as reusable gift bags, tins, shopping bags or newspapers instead.

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