image_giftboxesThe amount of trash produced by the average American household skyrockets during the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Use this handy chart to make better disposal choices during the next busy weeks. Note, private waste haulers may have different holiday paper recycling criteria.

Careful consideration of the chart can even help reduce the waste you generate. For instance, as wrapping paper with metallic or flocked (fuzzy) embellishments is not recyclable, why not purchase wrapping paper that can be safely recycled?

Holiday Discard Guide: http://www.amherstma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/27922