Reinforced kraft paper is the only tear and puncture-resistant material that is accepted with curbside paper recycling. While it is curbside recyclable, the reinforcing strands are not, and will be removed during the recycling process and sent to a landfill.
While it is technically curbside recyclable, the reinforcing strands are not, and will end up in a landfill.
Not compostable, because of reinforcing strands
The reinforcements create an uneven print surface, which can compromise the precision of small print details or fine lines.