You can’t recycle bubble wrap with traditional household-bins because the material it is made from is conisdered low-grade plastic.
Local recycling centres and some shops accept bubble wrap as part of their take-back schemes for plastic bags.
You can repurpose or donate your usable bubble wrap.
Bubble wrap is made from LDPE plastic, which means that it can be recycled alongside plastic bags in specific recycling bins. These designated carrier bag recycling bins are usually found in many large supermarkets.
How to recycle bubble wrap at your business
Firstly, consult the waste hierarchy and consider reusing your bubble wrap.
Repurpose or reuse your bubble wrap as much as you can
Find plastic bag recycling points for your bubble wrap
Don’t throw bubble wrap in your recycling bin at home
Facts about bubble wrap
Bubble wrap is recyclable, just like plastic carrier bags. It’s made from the same material, LDPE plastic, which means that it can be recycled alongside plastic bags in special recycling bins. These designated carrier bag recycling bins can usually be found in many large supermarkets.
LDPE Plastic is a popular plastic in product manufacturing as its low cost contributes to the final product.