We’ve made getting started with the Ethical Bean Coffee Free Recycling Program easy! Simply download a free shipping label to ship all brands of flexible coffee bags to TerraCycle, and we’ll recycle them.
Participating in this program is easy and FREE! See answers to frequently-asked questions here.
All brands of flexible coffee bags.
No, the Ethical Bean Coffee Recycling Program accepts flexible coffee bags from all brands.
NOTE: Please do not send in coffee pods. Some pods, including Ethical Bean Coffee pods, are 100% biodegradable. They are fully compostable and do not require recycling.
Ethical Bean has sponsored this national recycling program, so there is no direct cost to you.
We encourage you to ship when your box is full of all brands of flexible coffee bags to minimize the transportation carbon footprint for this program. UPS will not accept dripping packages, so please make sure your items are dry.
No, you do not need to clean the packaging before dropping it off, but please remove as much of the remaining product as possible before shipping.
Earn TerraCycle points by recycling with us! You can redeem your points in the form of a donation to a school, charity, or nonprofit of your choice. Thanks to the recycling efforts of TerraCyclers like you, we've raised millions globally for schools, charities, and other nonprofits through our recycling programs. Learn more about TerraCycle Recycling Rewards.
Once collected, the flexible coffee bags are cleaned and separated by material type. The materials are recycled into raw formats that manufacturers use to make new products. Click here to take a virtual tour of our processing facilities.