Use the interactive map below to search for TerraCycle public locations where you can drop off your recycling. It's free, and you won't need a TerraCycle account or shipping label.
Please note the content on this site is user generated.
Let us know if you find a location that is no longer active by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Simply request to join this program, 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 trash to be recycled, and send full boxes to TerraCycle at no cost to you.
Once your location is approved as a drop-off point, community members will be able to find it on the map and drop-off their trash to be recycled.
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.
It’s quite simple 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 (as you see fit) to encourage participation.
Allocate: As you accumulate TerraCycle recycling rewards, choose which charities will receive donations from your points.
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.
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.