Is water activated tape environmentally friendly tape?

Water-activated tape is environmentally friendly. Gummed paper tape is made from 100% recycled paper and cardboard. Unlike alternative cellophane or other plastic-type tapes, it doesn’t need to be removed from the carton when recycling. This incentivises staff to recycle cartons because all they have to do is flatten the cartons without separating tapes off before putting them in the waste stream.