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Performance Nutrition Recycling Program

Recycle all performance nutrition packets and packaging through this program.

Participating locations
940
Available locations
360
Waste recycled
417,695
Money raised
$6,080.47

Recycling in partnership with GU Energy Labs®

TerraCycle® and GU Energy Labs have partnered to create a free recycling program for performance nutrition packaging, as well as a fundraising opportunity for participants.

To find a race near you, click here. And remember to recycle your performance nutrition packaging afterwards!

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Important!

Check out drop-off locations at local retailers!

Now you can recycle your performance nutrition packaging right in your community. To see if you have a retail location open for drop-off in your area, check out the map below.

LOCAL RECYCLING SOLUTIONS

Click on the map to find a local recycling solution.
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Please note, this map is constantly being updated with new locations, so check back frequently!

Local retailers in your community are recycling performance nutrition packaging right in their store. Look at the map above to see if there’s a location near you that’s participating.

How it works

Participating is completely free and very easy.

What you can recycle in this program

Program accepted waste: All brands of performance nutrition packaging including energy chews packets; energy gel packets; hydration, recovery, and energy drink mix stick packs and packets; GU Energy Gel 15-Serving pouches; and energy stroopwafel wrapper

Best practices for recycling

In order to recycle this waste stream properly, please make sure all excess product has been removed (i.e. leftover GU product). Additionally, if you choose to rinse your product, please note that it must be completely dry prior to shipping. You cannot ship dripping packages.

What happens to the waste

Once collected, the packets are shredded and melted into hard plastic to make new recycled products. Click here to learn more about the recycling process.

Rewards

TerraCycle Points

TerraCycle points can be redeemed for a variety of charitable gifts, product bundles, or a payment of $0.01 per point to the non-profit organization or school of your choice. To learn more about our points program, click here.

Promotions and contests

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Holiday Bonus Bucks

Recycling Program: Multiple select programs
Timeline: November - December
Prize: 100 bonus points per shipment
How to win: Send in shipments during the promotion

Resources

Learn more about GU Energy Labs

GU Energy Labs is committed to helping athletes propel to the next level while supporting environmentally-sustainable practices.

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