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Malt-O-Meal® Cereal Bag Recycling Program - FAQ

Recycle cereal bags through this program.

Participating locations
11,623
Available locations
307
Waste recycled
2,736,782
Money raised
$55,262.95
  1. Plastic cereal bags
  2. Plastic cereal bag liners

You may collect any brand of waste for this recycling program.

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.

No, your shipment can be any size. To earn the TerraCycle point donation, however, your shipment must weigh over 5 lbs. Remember, the shipment size requirement is applicable only if you would like to earn TerraCycle points.

To earn TerraCycle points, your shipments must weigh at least 5 lbs. If your shipment meets or exceeds the shipment size requirement, each piece of waste your location sends in will earn you about 2 TerraCycle points. Cereal bags will be counted based on an average unit weight of 0.025 lbs.