Writing Instruments Recycling Program

Recycle used writing instruments through this program.

Do-it-yourself projects

Check out these inspiring projects that show you how you can reuse this waste stream right at home.
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Pen Cap Bracelet
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Pen Lamp Shade

Discover Our Recycling Process

Once collected, the writing instruments are separated by material composition. The separated items are then cleaned, shredded, and made into new recycled products. Click here to learn more about the recycling process.

Recycling in partnership with Newell Brands

TerraCycle® and Newell Brands, have partnered to create a free recycling program for used writing instruments as well as a fundraising opportunity for participants.