Shredded Paper

Shredded paper

Keep out of Landfill via Special Program:
If your city or town is listed below, click on its name to see the local shredded paper instructions for its residents. Statewide options that are open to anyone are also listed below. Fees may apply. RIRRC does not recommend any one business or organization over another.

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Compost in Your Compost Bin or Pile:
Put paper shreds into a backyard compost bin.

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If none of the above is an option, please dispose of this item in your regular trash.

Though this item follows the basic rule for fiber recycling in your bin or cart (it’s paper, cardboard, or a carton), this particular item cannot be accurately sorted and/or sold to recyclers. For a list of exceptions to the basic mixed recycling rules, download our detailed mixed recycling guidelines

City/Town Resident Options:
Statewide Options: