Plastic Packaging

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Use this box to recycle any flexible or rigid plastic packaging.

Zero Waste Boxes Include: 

  • Color printed shipping box
  • Pre-paid UPS return shipping label
  • Processing of waste

 

Acceptable Waste:

Please send us any type of packaging material such as

  • Food containers for infants
  • Non-recyclable baking packing/muffin tins
  • Ingredients packaging (such as packaging for flour, oil bottles and bags, food coloring, sprinkles, pastes, bread, naan, pita bread, bagels, buns).
  • Bubble wraps
  • Padded envelopes
  • Styrofoam peanuts,
  • Air bags
  • Pallet liners and covers
  • Shrink wrap
  • Cushioning
  • Tissue paper packaging
  • Foam sheets
  • Foam planks
  • Spices packaging
  • Cereal bags
  • Coffee bags made out of burlap
  • Fresh seal bags
  • Single serving packs (such as for mustard etc.)
  • Plastic containers for food or condiments (such as containers for ketchup, hot sauce, cream cheese, peanut butter, jelly, honey, syrup, salad dressing etc.)
  • Packaging for dried products (such as nuts, dried fruits and vegetables, granola etc.)
  • Egg cartons made from cardboard and styrofoam
  • Energy bar wrappers
  • Frozen food bags and packaging
  • Pasta packaging with case and wrapping
  • Frozen pizza packaging with the trays and protective sheaths
  • Gum packaging
  • Non recyclable packaging for instant foods like cup noodles and camping food
  • Plastic bags for storage and shopping
  • Freezer bags
  • Grocery bags
  • Ice bags
  • Trash bags
  • Meat packaging
  • Packaging from meal take out and delivery
  • Drink mix packaging
  • Fruit and vegetable plastic bags
  • Wrappers
  • Ties
  • Rubberbands
  • Packaging for seasonings
  • Carry out plastic bags

 

Non-Accepted Waste:

Please remove the contents of all food packaging before sending.

Please do not include:

  • Organics
  • Broken glass
  • Bio-medical waste
  • Soiled diapers
  • Expired medication
  • Pesticides
  • Paint
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Medical sharps in any of our boxes
Please send traditional recyclables through your municipal system.

    Box Sizes:

    • Small - 10"x10"x18"
    • Medium - 11"x11"x40"
    • Large - 15"x15"x37"

    How it Works:

    1. Please choose the size box you'd like to purchase
    2. When you receive your box fill it with the appropriate waste streams
    3. Once full, bring your box to any UPS location to ship your items back to TerraCycle using the pre-paid UPS shipping label which is already 

     

    Process:

    The collected waste is mechanically and/or manually separated into the various forms of plastic that make it up. The separated plastics then undergo extrusion and pelletization to be molded into new recycled plastic products.