Shredded Paper Return to Material Guide Home Search Recycling MenuRecycling Hub My Services Material Guide Household Items Construction & Demolition Electronics Fabric Food & Packaging Glass & Ceramics Hazardous Items Metal Paper Plastic Vehicle Related Wood Yard Waste Our Containers Plastics Acceptable Not Acceptable Collection Reminders External Links Top 10 Problems Recycle Coach Deposit Return What Becomes What Collection Reminders Extra Resources Shredded Paper Confetti and cross-cut shred can go in backyard composting. Only long shred fibers can be recycled (bag it in clear plastic bag before recycling). Please only shred what you have to. Shredding lowers the quality of the paper fiber for recycling. ACCEPTABLE DISPOSAL This item may be managed on site with a standard backyard composter and/or food digester. This item may be recycled at curbside in your regular recycling program. This item may be recycled at a drop off location such as a convenience depot or transfer station.