Bubble Wrap Alternative ways to recycle Garbage or Drop-Off Several local businesses accept clean bubble wrap that is not mixed with any other material. All UPS and FedEx locations. Mail Plus791 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA | (805) 773-5106Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm, Saturdays 10am – 2pmMap & Directions Perry’s Parcel and Gift7395 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA | (805) 466-3200Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 6pm, Saturdays 10am – 4pmMap & Directions785 Quintana Road, Morro Bay, CA | (805) 772-2000Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, Saturdays 10am – 3pmMap & Directions Square Deal Recordings & Supplies2146 Parker Street #C2, San Luis Obispo, CA | (805) 543-3636Map & Directions Alternative Ways to Recycle Bubble Wrap® Recycling Program Bubble wrap producer Sealed Air recommends you reuse your bubble wrap whenever possible to maximize its life. However, if you have a large quantity you need to get rid of, you can ship it back to Sealed Air. Find out more. Ways to Reduce Choose a Greener Alternative If you buy bubble wrap to use for personal or business use, consider a greener alternative like EcoEnclose’s Corrugated Bubble. Use Newspaper Instead Newspaper also works well to wrap items for shipping or storage, and newspaper balls can fill up empty space in packages. It can always be recycled after it has been used, too. Ways to Reuse Use It Again Keep any bubble wrap you receive and use it when you next need to wrap something fragile. One piece of bubble wrap can be used many times before it loses its usefulness. Costumes Bubble wrap can make some amazing costumes. Check out Martha Stewart’s No-Sew Bubble Wrap Jelly Fish and other ideas on Pinterest. Did You Know? Bubble Wrap: A Happy Accident Bubble wrap was first created by engineers in the 1950s who were trying to create a 3D plastic wallpaper. Though the wallpaper idea never came to fruition, they realized their invention would make a great packing material.