Books, Magazines, Notebooks and Jotters - Zero Waste Box™

WHAT IS THE ZERO WASTE BOX RECYCLING SYSTEM?

The Zero Waste Box was developed by TerraCycle with a single goal in mind: to create a sustainable waste-management solution that allows you to RECYLE ANYTHING. Choose from over 100 different accepted waste streams ranging from cigarette butts to coffee capsules.

ACCEPTED WASTE

Use this Zero Waste Box to recycle any type of bound reading material such as books, magazines, notebooks and jotters. This includes:

  • Spiral-bound notebooks
  • Fully bound books
  • Manuscripts
  • Text books
  • Cook books
  • Comic books

USE THIS BOX TO RECYCLE THE BELOW

Please send us books, magazines, notebooks, and journals. This includes spiral-bound notebooks, fully bound books, manuscripts, text books, cook books, comics, or any other type of bound reading material.

HOW IT WORKS

  1. SELECT | Choose the box size and category that best fits your needs
  2. COLLECT | Fill your box with the accepted waste streams (listed above)
  3. RECYCLE | Using the pre-paid FedEx shipping label (included in your purchase), send your filled box to TerraCycle for recycling.

    Note: pouches are shipped through USPS

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Zero Waste Box (used for collecting and shipping)
  • Pre-paid return shipping label (affixed to your Box)
  • Complete processing and recycling of the waste (see how your waste is recycled)
  • A Zero Waste Consultant to address any questions or concerns you may have

IMPORTANT RESTRICTIONS

Do not send in other types of waste associated with literature like eBook readers, pencils, pens, or other writing tools.

Do not send in household hazardous waste such as lithium ion batteries, pressurized canisters, pesticides, oil-based paint or medical sharps, organics, broken glass, bio-medical waste, soiled diapers, or expired medication.

Do not accept any item that is classified as sharp, flammable, reactive, corrosive, ignitable, radioactive, toxic, infectious, or pathogenic.

WHY? Each Zero Waste solution is custom-built for specific waste streams. Additionally, our Zero Waste System must adhere to standard shipping regulations.