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The Flash® Wipes, Cloths and Pads Recycling Programme

Recycle your Flash® Wipes, Cloths and Pads through this programme

Participating locations
169
Available locations
231

How to participate

You can recycle your Flash® Wipes, Cloths and Pads in 3 different ways:

  1. By dropping them off at a public drop-off location

  2. By setting up a public drop-off location

  3. By collecting them at home

To learn more, please take a look at the "How It Works" section further down the page before clicking on the button below.

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Drop-off locations

Click on the map for drop-off locations
Find nearest public location

This map is constantly being updated

Check out all participating public drop-off locations on the interactive map above.

How it works

There are 3 different ways to participate in this programme:

1) Drop off your waste at your nearest public drop-off location

Find your nearest public drop-off location on the interactive map above and drop off your Flash® Wipes, Cloths and Pads during the opening hours.

To learn more about public drop-off locations, please click here.

2) Set up a public drop-off location

If there are no public drop-off locations near you, you can set up your own. Simply follow the steps below:

  1. Create a TerraCycle® account
  2. Find a public place to host your collection (with the prior consent of the person in charge of the place)
  3. Join the programme by clicking on "join programme for free" at the top of this page
  4. Fill out this form to finalise your request

To learn more about what public drop-off locations are and what it involves to set up one, please click here.

3) Collect at home

If there are no public drop-off locations near you and you are not able to set one up yourself, you can collect at home as a private collector. Simply follow the steps below:

  1. Create a TerraCycle® account
  2. Join the programme by clicking on "join programme for free" at the top of this page

Once you are a member of the programme (by setting up a public drop-off location or becoming a private collector) and when you are ready to send a shipment, please follow these steps:

  1. Download a free UPS label from your account
  2. Print your label out
  3. Attach your label to your parcel
  4. Simply book a free pick-up via UPS by calling 03457 877 877 or book online via this link. Alternatively, you can also drop off your parcel at your closest UPS drop-off point, which you can find here

What you can recycle in this programme

Please check out our Accepted Waste Poster below for more details.

What happens to this waste

Once collected, the Flash® Wipes, Cloths and Pads are cut finely. The material is then melted in order to become a usable raw material such as pellets or plastic lumber. These raw materials can be used for a number of moulded plastic products like benches. Click here to learn more about the recycling process.

Rewards

Earn points for the waste you recycle

TerraCycle® points are credited to the accounts of public drop-off location administrators and private collectors as a reward for their collection efforts. The number of points given is determined by the total weight of the shipment. 1 TerraCycle® point is worth 1 penny.

Once credited, the points can be redeemed into financial donations to the charity or school chosen by the owner of the points. The points must be redeemed on the TerraCycle® website.

Here is the reward this programme offers:

 

Please be aware, the weight of the cardboard box is not taken into account.

Resources

LEARN MORE ABOUT FLASH®

Flash® has been cleaning Britain’s floors for over 60 years. Now we’re looking forward to the next 50. That’s why Flash® is excited to partner with TerraCycle® to offer a solution for recycling Flash® wipes, wet cloths and absorbing pads - and keep them out of landfill. Click here for more information about Flash®.

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