Recycle all your Aqua Optima® water filters through this programme
This programme is currently full. You can drop-off your Aqua Optima® water filters at public drop-off locations across the UK – find your local one here.
Please note that this programme is no longer accepting new participants. Please consult the map below to drop off your waste at an existing public drop-off location.
Collection boxes are available for all public drop-off locations on the programme.
There are 2 different ways to participate in this programme:
Find your nearest public drop-off location on the interactive map above and drop off your Aqua Optima® water filters.
To learn more about public drop-off locations, please click here.
Please note this only applies to members participating in the recycling programme.
If there are no public drop-off locations near you, you can set up your own in a convenient location where you have the authorisation to do so. Simply follow the steps below:
To learn more about what public drop-off locations are and what it involves to set up one, please click here.
Once you are a member of the programme and when you are ready to send a shipment, please follow these steps:
In order to recycle this waste stream properly, please make sure that the filters are completely dry prior to shipping. Tape the box together securely ensuring there are no loose edges or corners. Print your label and attach it securely to the shipment.
Once collected, water filters are cleaned and extruded into plastic pellets to make new recycled products. Click here to learn more about the recycling process.
TerraCycle points can be redeemed for a variety of charitable gifts or a payment of £0.01 to the non-profit organisation of your choice. For more information about our points programme, click here.
1 unit = 1 Aqua Optima® Water Filter Cartridge
The average weight of 1 unit (1 Aqua Optima® Water Filter Cartridge) = 0.172kg
Please weigh your shipment before sending it because the weight depends on the type of filter.
To earn TerraCycle® points, you need to send minimum 2 units (0.34kg) which will be rewarded with 17 points per unit.
Leading water filtration experts, Aqua Optima® are excited to partner with TerraCycle® to offer a way to recycle their water filters as a commitment to the environment and in order to tackle single-use plastics. This way you can enjoy great tasting water at home, work or on the move, whilst enjoying a healthy life and healthy earth.