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Bubble Envelopes - Paper or Mylar

A padded envelope, also known as a padded or cushioned mailer, is an envelope incorporating protective padding to protect items during shipping. The padding is usually thick paper, bubble wrap, or foam.

Envelopes or sleeves made of bubble sheet that is all plastic is accepted for recycling at locations. For bubble envelopmes made of mylar or paper-lined plastic, not recyclable curbside. Reuse is best.


Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
TerraCycle 121 New York Ave Trenton Recycle Paid Pick-up
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Landfill Paid Drop-off
Imperfect Produce 1385 63rd St Emeryville Recycle Free Pick-up Subscribers to Imperfect Foods produce and food deliveries are able to put out their cleaned, room temperature, foil bubble wrap envelopes for driver pick-up where their box is dropped. Up to 5 at a time. Post for reuse or reuse before having them recycled.
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Landfill Paid Pick-up
BoxGiver App 5960 S. Land Park Dr
Suite 727
Sacramento Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up

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