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Simply request to join this programme, and once you are confirmed, your location will show up on the drop-off map. Set up boxes that community members can fill with their rubbish to be recycled, and send full boxes to TerraCycle at no cost to you.
Starting and managing a TerraCycle public drop-off point is easy and free! See answers to frequently-asked questions here. Can’t find the answer to your question on this page? Learn more about becoming a drop-off point.
Please note: Only one drop-off location per account per programme is authorised. A minimum distance of 2 miles is required between each drop-off point, unless you are in a heavily populated area. In addition, your public drop-off point must be open for at least 3 hours per week. week.
It’s easy to set up and manage a drop-off point, and you can recruit a group of friends to help!
Promote: Spread awareness about your location to encourage participation.
Allocate: As you accumulate TerraCycle points, choose which charities to donate to!
There are no direct costs to you for running a public drop-off point. Many collectors spend nothing other than their time. You may choose to purchase specific boxes or bins for your drop-off location, but you can also just use extra boxes you have at home.
Public spaces that have good traffic flow and are easily accessible are excellent drop-off points. Stores, community centers, places of worship, and libraries are great options.
No - unfortunately we do not provide collection boxes for this programme.
Earn TerraCycle points by recycling with us! You can redeem your points in the form of a donation to a school or charity of your choice. Thanks to the recycling efforts of our collectors, we've raised over £33 million pounds globally for schools and charities through our recycling programmes.
We’ve made getting started with The Taylors Coffee and Yorkshire Tea Free Recycling Programme easy! Simply download a free shipping label to ship your flexible coffee packaging and tea bags packaging to TerraCycle, and we’ll recycle them.
Participating in this programme is easy and FREE! See answers to frequently-asked questions here. Can’t find the answer to your question on this page? Visit our Help Centre.
You can recycle all brands of flexible coffee packaging and large bags of tea bags packaging through this programme.
Waste that is NOT accepted:
For more information, download our Accepted Waste Poster here.
No, the Taylors Coffee and Yorkshire Tea Free Recycling Programme accepts flexible coffee packaging and large bags of tea bags packaging from all brands.
Taylors of Harrogate has sponsored this national recycling programme, so there is no direct cost to you.
We encourage you to ship when your box is full of flexible coffee packaging to minimise the transportation carbon footprint for this programme. You can send your shipments via UPS (printer required) or InPost (no printer required). Wet/dripping packages will not be accepted, so please make sure they are dry.
When you are ready to send a parcel, please follow these steps:
With UPS - printer required:
With InPost - no printer required:
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. Public drop-off locations will not accept dripping items, so make sure your items are dry.
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 programmes.
Once collected, the coffee pouches and sachets are shredded and melted into plastic pellets that can be remolded into new products. Any remaining coffee grounds are removed and sent for composting.
Click here to learn more about the recycling process.
“We rely on a healthy planet to keep producing great tea and coffee at Taylors of Harrogate. That’s why we’ve helped to plant over 8 million trees around the world, become a CarbonNeutral® company, and are working hard to make sure that all our packaging materials can be recycled. Until then, we’ve teamed up with TerraCycle so that our customers can recycle the plastics that councils don’t collect. Check out taylorsimpact.com to see our progress.”