Envelopes are recyclable.

However, if there is a plastic window attached, effort should be spent to remove the plastic window.

Scrap Envelope recycling in Singapore

The plastic windows on envelopes, are acceptable to a certain extend.

Having one plastic window would not affect much, however, if the papers all come attached with a plastic window, that will be a huge amount of plastic contamination.

The right way of recycling envelopes with plastic windows would be to remove the plastic windows.

  • Paper – Recyclable
  • Plastic windows – Not recyclable

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