Yes! Magazines are 100% recyclable and accepted by many community utlity recycling programs. Usually you can just toss it in with your regular recycling. Find out if your local curbside program collects magazines or where you can bring them at Earth911.org/recycling.
Magazines are made from paper that is coated in kaolin clay and put through high pressure rollers. This process is called "supercalendering" and results in a buffed and glossy appearance. Magazine paper can be recycled because the paper is not mixed with wax or other plastics. According to the Magazine Publishers of America, only 20 percent of magazines are recycled from the home, so start getting the word out to your friends. Recycled magazines can be found in cardboard, tissue paper, writing paper, and newspaper.... read more