Shoes and Footwear Zero Waste Box

Recycle shoes through this Zero Waste Box.

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TerraCycle has created a zero waste solution for shoes. Use this box to recycle any form of footwear.

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How it works

TerraCycle Zero Waste Boxes allow you to recycle almost every type of waste. Simply follow the steps below to recycle your waste with us and make a positive impact on our planet. 

What happens to the waste?

The collected fabrics are reused, upcycled or recycled as appropriate.

Accepted waste

Footwear including sandals, wedges, peep-toe, sneakers, flats, loafers, oxfords, clogs, boots, heels, wedges and five toe shoes.

Please do NOT...

include in-line skates, ski boots, and other clothing items such as socks. We will also not accept household hazardous waste such as lithium ion batteries, pressurized canisters, pesticides, paint or medical sharps.

Best practices for recycling

In order to recycle this waste stream properly, please make sure all excess product has been removed.

Help make this nationally recyclable

We work with a variety of brand partners to make our recycling solutions available, for free, to people around the world. If you represent an eco-curious company, please visit our Business Development Area.

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