Plastic Air Pillows

Put in Garbage/Landfill Recycle with Plastic Bags

If you can’t reuse it, air pillows can be placed in the garbage or taken to a drop-off recycling bin for plastic bags and similar plastics. Look for a drop-off bin at your favorite grocery and home improvement stores. Or, try using the search engine at

Be sure to deflate the pillows before disposing or recycling. If recycling, be sure to keep them clean and dry.

Ways to Reuse

Reuse for Packaging

Keep plastic air pillows around the house to reuse. They can be used to pad boxes for shipping or storage.

Take Them to a Mail Store

Some mail stores will accept air pillows and other packing materials for reuse. It depends on policies and current supply, so call ahead to ask.