Pure Encapsulations® and Beyond Recycling Program

Recycle Pure Encapsulations® and its affiliated brands nutritional supplement packaging through this program.

Recycling in partnership with Pure Encapsulations® and its affiliated brands

TerraCycle® and Pure Encapsulations®, along with its affiliated brands, have partnered to launch an innovative national program to help increase the recycling of the typically non-recyclable components of its nutritional supplement packaging for all Pure Encapsulations®, Douglas Laboratories®, Klean Athlete®, Genestra Brands®, Pharmax®, UNDA and Wobenzym® products.
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How it works

Participating is simple and free.

  1. Sign up for the program. If you don’t have a TerraCycle account yet, create one here
  2. Once in the program, start collecting Pure Encapsulations®, Douglas Laboratories®, Klean Athlete®, Genestra Brands®, Pharmax®, UNDA, and Wobenzym® typically non-recyclable packaging in any box you have. Please continue to recycle the bottles in your curbside programs, if currently available. 
  3. When your collection box is full, log into your account to download and print a pre-paid shipping label. 
  4. Seal up your collection box, affix the printed shipping label, and send to TerraCycle via UPS.

What you can recycle

Pure Encapsulations®, Douglas Laboratories®, Klean Athlete®, Genestra Brands®, Pharmax®, UNDA and Wobenzym®

  • Plastic scoops
  • Neck shrinks
  • Droppers
  • Inner seals
  • Pouches/Sachets
  • Blister packs
  • Desiccants
  • Bottle closures
  • Non-recyclable shipping materials

NOTE: If curbside recycling is available in your area, please do not send in any glass, cardboard, or #1 or #2 plastic bottles. Simply recycle those items as you normally would. However, if recycling such items is not available in your area, please send them in and we will recycle them for you.

Best practices for recycling

We encourage you to reuse the box your supplements come in as your collection box. Please wait until this box is full of nutritional supplement packaging to minimize the transportation carbon footprint for this program. You don’t need to clean the packaging before sending it to TerraCycle, but please remove as much of the remaining product as possible. UPS will not accept dripping packages, so please make sure your items are dry.

What happens to your recyclables

Once collected, your supplement packaging is cleaned and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products, such as park benches and picnic tables. Click here to learn more about the recycling process.

Rewards

Shipments in the Pure Encapsulations and Beyond Recycling Program can be any weight to earn points, and 100 points per pound will be awarded.

Awarded TerraCycle points can be allocated toward a variety of charitable gifts or redeemed as a payment of $0.01 per point to the non-profit organization or school of your choice. Each piece of nutritional supplement packaging sent in will earn approximately 2.5 TerraCycle points and will be counted based on an average unit weight of .025 pounds.

To learn more about our points program, click here.

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