Burt's Bees Recycle on Us - FAQ

Recycle Burt’s Bees branded personal care, lip care, and beauty care packaging through this program.

Participating locations
Available locations

See below for a full list of eligible products.

Lip care

  • Lip Balm tubes
  • Flavor Crystals tubes


  • Eye Shadow compacts
  • Powder Foundation compacts
  • Blush compacts
  • Mascara tubes
  • Lipstick sticks
  • Tinted Lip Balm tubes
  • Lip Shine tubes
  • Lip Shimmer tubes
  • Lip Gloss tubes
  • Lip Crayon tubes
  • Tinted Lip Oil tubes

Skin Care

  • Towelette film wraps
  • Facial Cleanser flexible plastic tubes (e.g. Intense Hydration, Sensitive, Brightening)
  • Facial Treatment and Exfoliant flexible plastic tubes (e.g. Intense Hydration, Natural Acne Solutions Maximum Treatment, Peach & Willow Bark Scrub)
  • Eye Cream flexible plastic tubes (e.g. Intense Hydration, Skin Nourishment, Sensitive)
  • BB Cream flexible plastic tubes
  • Men’s care flexible plastic tubes

Mama and Baby

  • Lotion flexible tubes
  • Diaper Ointment flexible tubes
  • Sunscreen flexible tubes
  • Chlorine-Free Wipes film wraps
  • Face & Hand Cloth film wraps
  • Mama Bee Leg & Foot Crème flexible tubes

Burt’s Classics

  • Hand and Foot Cream flexible tubes (e.g. Shea Butter Hand Repair Cream, Honey & Bilberry Hand Cream, Coconut Foot Crème)


  • Throat Drop film bags
  • After Sun Soother flexible plastic tubes

This free recycling program is brand-specific, which means you can only recycle packaging of this particular brand. Please refer to the accepted waste poster for the types of waste that are accepted.

No, your shipment can be any size. To earn the TerraCycle point donation, however, your shipment must weigh over 1 lb. Remember, the shipment size requirement is applicable only if you would like to earn TerraCycle points.

No, you do not need to clean the waste before sending it in to TerraCycle. However, please remove as much of the remaining product as possible before shipping. And please remember, UPS will not accept dripping packages, so make sure your waste is dry prior to shipping.

100 pts per lb will be awarded for shipments over 1lb.