How do you recycle paper towel rolls?
Are paper towels and toilet paper recyclable? Special Instructions. Only empty toilet paper rolls and paper towel rolls are recyclable. Toilet paper and paper towels are not recyclable.
Can I compost paper towels? It’s simple. All other paper towels you used to clean or dry things except those excluded are cool in your compost bin. If you dry your hands, clean dishes, or wipe surfaces, you can toss that paper towels in the compost bin. These are considered brown or carbon-rich materials for your compost bins.
Are brown paper towels recycled? Paper towels might have “paper” in their name, but don’t be fooled — they’re not recyclable. Like toilet paper and facial tissue, their fibers are too short to be recycled.