Media Storage - Zero Waste Box™

DESCRIPTION

Use this box to recycle any object capable of storing data, audio and/or video, in analog or digital format.

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 media including records, 8-track tapes, cassette tapes, CDs, DVDs, Blu Ray discs, floppy disks, memory sticks and external hard drives. 

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 devices with which these storage media are used, including record players, 8-track players, cassette players, TVs. VCR players, CD players, DVD players or computers. 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.