Plastic Packaging - Zero Waste Box™

WHAT IS THE ZERO WASTE BOX RECYCLING SYSTEM?

The Zero Waste Box was developed by TerraCycle to provide the first ever comprehensive recycling solution for everyday consumer waste. 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 flexible or rigid plastic packaging. This includes items such as:

  • Plastic bottles
  • Food storage and takeout containers
  • Cereal bag liners
  • Plastic wrap
  • Plastic shopping bags
  • Bubble wrap
  • Styrofoam peanuts
  • Air packaging
  • Pallet covers
  • Shrink wrap

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 plastic with paper stickers and please remove food or food crumbs prior to sending.

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.