Automotive Small Parts - Zero Waste Box™

DESCRIPTION

Use this bag to recycle any type of item, part, or accessory used to repair, maintain or enhance any automotive vehicle (including cars, motorcycles, ATV's, snow mobiles and other similar vehicles). 

WHAT IS INCLUDED

Zero Waste Boxes Include:
Color printed shipping box
Pre-paid UPS return shipping label
Processing of waste

ACCEPTABLE WASTE

Please send us your discarded automotive small parts including serpentine belts, short shifters, funnels, windshield wiper blades, replacement parts, gaskets, hoses, wheel covers, exhaust systems, brake pads, license plates, covers, and mats. As well as any type of automotive racks including bike racks, ski racks, roof racks, kayak racks, bumper racks, and cargo carriers. 

HOW IT WORKS

Please choose the size box you'd like to purchase. When you receive your box fill it with the appropriate waste streams. 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 affixed to your box. When we receive your box, we'll safely recycle all of the collected materials.

 

PROCESS

The collected waste is mechanically and/or manually separated into metals and plastics. Metals are smelted for so they may be recycled. The plastics undergo extrusion and pelletization to be molded into new recycled plastic products. 

UNACCEPTABLE WASTE

Please do not include car lithium ion batteries or racks with items still attached. We will also not accept household hazardous waste such as  pressurized canisters, pesticides, oil based paint or medical sharps, organics, broken glass, bio-medical waste, soiled diapers or expired medication. In addition, we also will not accept any item that is classified as sharps, flammable, reactive, corrosive, ignitable, radioactive, toxic, infectious, or pathogenic.