Sticky Notes Put in Recycling Cart Ways to Reduce Erasable Magic Sticky Notes Magic Whiteboard Products sells reusable sticky notes that work with dry erase markers and cling via static. Find out more. Make Your Own Non-Sticky Notes Instead of buying pads of sticky notes, cut up pieces of used paper into quarters and keep a stack handy. Use those when you don’t actually need a note to stick. Did You Know? When In Doubt, Throw It Out If you work in an office and are not sure if sticky notes are accepted in the recycling, toss them in the trash. Some brands of sticky notes use pressure-sensitive adhesives, which can literally gum up the works in the recycling process. It’s always better to send something to a landfill than have it ruin a batch of otherwise valuable and reusable materials.