We’ve made getting started with the GOLDTOE® Socks Free Recycling Program easy! Simply download a free shipping label to ship all brands of used, clean socks to TerraCycle, and we’ll recycle them. Enrollment limits apply. If the program is full, you will be added to a waitlist.
Participating in this program is easy and FREE! See answers to frequently-asked questions here. Enrollment limits apply. If the program is full, you will be added to a waitlist
All brands of used, clean socks.
Important: Stockings, tights, and pantyhoses are not accepted. This program is for used socks only, not donations of clean pairs.
No, the GOLDTOE® Socks Free Sock Recycling Program accepts used, clean socks. from all brands.
GOLDTOE® has sponsored this free recycling program, so there is no direct cost to you.
We encourage you to ship when your box is full of all brands of used, clean socks to minimize the transportation carbon footprint for this program. UPS will not accept dripping packages, so please make sure your items are dry.
Please do clean the used socks before shipping, but make sure the socks 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 programs. Learn more about TerraCycle Recycling Rewards.
Once collected, the clean socks are cleaned and separated by material type. The materials are recycled into raw formats that manufacturers use to make new products. Click here to take a virtual tour of our processing facilities.