Recycle skin care, hair care, and cosmetic packaging through this program.
Please see the below image for examples of waste that are accepted through this free recycling program. You may download this image as a useful poster by clicking here.
Personal Care and Beauty Recycling Program accepted waste:
Please Note: aerosol cans, nail polish bottles and nail polish remover bottles ARE NOT acceptable.
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 10 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 10 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. Personal care and beauty packaging is counted based on an average unit weight of 0.05 lbs.