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    On this page we are trying to give as much information as possible on how to recycle our greeting cards and stationery.

    Envelopes 

    All of the envelopes within the range are fully recyclable.

    Bags

    The cellophane bags the cards come packaged in are made from plastic with the Resin Identification code “5” and recycling facilities for this vary from area to area.  recyclenow.com provides an excellent guide for plastic film recycling in the UK which you can read here.

    Cards

    Click on the following links below to find out how to recycle your specific card. If you are not sure which range your card is from, please check the back of the card for code in the bottom right hand corner that you can match to one of the ranges below.

     

    Peachy Range (Codes beginning L2)

    Kids Range (Codes beginning HC2)

    Shakies Range (Codes beginning B60, B69, B105, B109)

    Ups & Downs Range (Codes beginning K2)

    Red Balloon Range (Codes beginning HE)

    Mini Packs (Codes beginning MC)

    Mother's Day Cards (Codes beginning TM)

     


    Peachy Range (codes beginning L2)

    Card: Very small sections of these cards are foiled which cannot be recycled.  These can be easily cut or  torn off. The remainder is fully recyclable.

     

    Kids range (codes beginning HC2)

    Card:  Small sections of these cards are glittered which can clog up paper recycling machines.  These can be easily cut or  torn off. The remainder is fully recyclable.

     

    Shakies cards (Codes beginning B60, B69, B105, B109

    The Shakies cards are made from multiple components most of which are recyclable.  Once you have finished with the card you should disassemble it. Follow the visual guide here:
    Step One: Take your Shakies card and open it up. You should be able to lift an edge of the card on the left hand side and pull apart to reveal the cellophane bag containing the cards illustration and glitter. 
       
    Step Two: Carefully cut through the double sided tape to reveal an edge of the cellophane bag, you should then be able easily pull this part away from the white card. The white (or sometimes red) card can then be fully recycled.
    Step Three: At the top of the cellophane bag you should be able to open it to pull out the card featuring the illustration. This card can be fully recycled. 
       

     You should then be left with the cellophane bag containing the glitter. 

    The bag has been made from the plastic with the Resin Identification code “5” and recycling facilities for this vary from area to area.  recyclenow.com provides an excellent guide for plastic film recycling in the UK which you can read here.

    The glitter and confetti are made from the plastic with the Resin Identification code “1” which is the same polymer as plastic bottles and recycling facilities for this vary from area to area.  recyclenow.com provides an excellent guide for plastic bottle recycling in the UK which you can read here.

     

    Ups & Downs Range (Codes beginning K2)

    Card:  The raised image on the cards and other small sections in the background are glittered which can clog up paper recycling machines.  These can be easily cut or  torn off. The remainder is fully recyclable.

     

    Red Balloon Range (Codes beginning HE)

    Card: Very small sections of these cards are foiled which cannot be recycled.  These can be easily cut or  torn off. The remainder is fully recyclable.

     

    Mini Packs (Codes beginning MC)

    Card: These cards are fully recyclable. 

     

    Mother's Day Cards (Codes beginning TM)

    Card: Very small sections of these cards are foiled which cannot be recycled.  These can be easily cut or  torn off. The remainder is fully recyclable.