Posters Put in Recycling Laminated or Mounted Posters Are Not Recyclable A poster can’t be recycled if it has been laminated or mounted. Laminated posters have a shiny, plastic coating on both sides. Mounted posters are on a board to provide them with more rigid support. Remove Blu-Tack and Other Adhesives First Before recycling a poster, be sure to remove Blu-tack or any other adhesives first. Ways to Reduce Use Old Posters as Wrapping Paper Instead of buying gift wrap, consider using old posters as wrapping paper, in order to help your household cut down on paper waste.