The Designer Handbag Brigade will be closing on December 31, 2013. If you are a current participant in this Brigade, please send in all the designer handbags you have collected prior to December 31, 2013. TerraCycle will be unable to credit your account for any shipments received after December 31, 2013.
If you would like to continue to collect and repurpose designer handbags, remember that they may always be donated to second-hand organizations where your unwanted handbag or purse will be given a second life.
To send in your remaining designer handbags before this Brigade closes, please follow the steps below:
- Collect one or more acceptable, authentic purses or handbags. Remember to always reuse a shipping box or bag to minimize your environmental impact.
- Complete the Handbag Compliance Form. This form must be completed for each bag you are sending in and included with your shipment to TerraCycle. Only authentic bags will be credited points and this form will help determine (not prove) the authenticity of your bag.
- Download a free shipping label from terracycle.com. To acquire a label, simply access your TerraCycle account online, and click “SHIP US YOUR WASTE.”
- Ship the box to TerraCycle by affixing the free postage label and dropping it off at a UPS location.
The Designer Handbag brigade accepts any purse or handbag made by the following designers. You can also print this list as a downloadable poster.
Please note: bags must be authentic. The Handbag Compliance Form is not designed to prove authenticity, but it should help you determine whether your bag is the “real deal.” You must complete this form for each bag you are shipping and you must include each completed form in your shipment to TerraCycle.
- Alexander McQueen™
- Alexander Wang
- Jimmy Choo
- Judith Leiber
- Louis Vuitton®
- Marc Jacobs
- Michael Kors
- Proenza Schouler
- Stella McCartney
- Yves Saint Laurent®
If you have any questions, please contact TerraCycle's Customer Support at 1-866-967-6766 or via email at email@example.com.