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Shoes and Footwear Zero Waste Box™​

Recycle any shoes through this Zero Waste Box.

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

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How it works

The Zero Waste Box program allows you to recycle almost any type of waste. Simply follows the steps below to recycle your waste with us and make a positive impact on our planet.

What happens to your recyclables

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

Accepted waste

Please send us any type of shoes including sandals, wedges, peep-toe, sneakers, flats, loafers, oxfords, clogs, boots, heels and five toe shoes.

Please do NOT...

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

Recycling guidelines

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1. SELECT | Please choose the size of Zero Waste Box you'd like to purchase.

2. COLLECT | When you receive your Box, fill it with the appropriate waste streams (listed above). Once full, ship your Box back to TerraCycle using the pre-paid, pre-affixed shipping label.

3. RECYCLE | When we receive your waste, we'll safely recycle all of the collected materials.

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