pile of envelopes


All sizes and colours

Also see  PaperJunk mail



You can reduce and even eliminate the need for envelopes by

  • Send a postcard
  • Make your own envelope
  • Get a pad of reuse mailing labels and use your envelopes
  • Modern technology provides us with a range of waste-free coomunication i.e. email, mobile phones, social networks



Here are a few suggestions on what else you can do with envelopes

  • Postal and stationary suppliers sell reuseable envelopes
  • Tear or cut up the envelopes into strips, keep together using a clip and store next to the cupboard or fridge for shopping lists


Envelopes can be recycled.


Where do I recycle it?
  • Local recycling service
  • Recycle drop off centre - in the bin labelled paper