Jigsaw puzzles

How to recycle or reuse jigsaw puzzles.


  • Combine two easier puzzles to provide a new challenge for children.
  • Donate complete jigsaw puzzle sets to charity shops, residential homes or social clubs.


  • Incomplete sets can be composted if the puzzle is mainly made of cardboard and/or paper.
  • For more information on making your own compost, visit our composting pages.