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RB Health & Nutrition Recycling Program

Recycle all brands of health and nutrition packaging through this program.

Participating locations
1,084
Available locations
416
Waste recycled
14,645
Money raised
$723.02

Recycling in partnership with RB

TerraCycle® and RB have partnered to create a national recycling program for packaging from all brands of vitamins, minerals, and supplements; cough, cold and flu medicine; sexual well-being, personal care, and foot care products; and infant formula and child nutrition.

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How it works

Participating in this recycling program is free and rewarding.

COMING SOON: Stay tuned for an interactive map of public locations where you will be able to drop off your collections!

BECOME A PUBLIC LOCATION

You can become a public drop-off point for the RB Health & Nutrition Recycling Program and build up the national recycling network! Businesses, colleges, preschools and daycares, municipalities, community organizations, gyms, and medical offices are encouraged to sign up. Please note that this program does not accept any prescription bottles for recycling.

If you become a local recycling solution for this program, individuals and community members have the opportunity to drop off their collections with you. You will be able to ship the packaging your location collects to TerraCycle for free and earn TerraCycle points for your shipments. 

Remember: The more points you earn, the more you can redeem for a cash donation to the nonprofit, school, or charity of your choice.

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What you can recycle in this program

  • Vitamins, minerals, and supplements packaging: blister packs, tubes, bottles, caps, lids, cans, boxes
  • Sexual health and well-being packaging: tubes, bottles, caps, lids, wrappers, cans, boxes
  • Cough, cold, flu, sore throat, and nasal care packaging​: blister packs, tubes, bottles, spray bottles, caps, lids
  • Infant formula and child nutrition packaging: tubs, bottles, caps, lids, cans, boxes
  • Personal care and foot care packaging: tubes, bottles, caps, lids, plastic packaging 

PLEASE NOTE: This program does NOT accept any prescription bottles for recycling.

Best practices for recycling

  • Ensure all excess product liquids, such as medicines and topicals, have been removed.
  • If you choose to rinse your products, note they must be completely dry prior to shipping. UPS will not accept dripping packages.

What happens to the waste

Once collected, the waste is broken down and separated by material. Plastics are cleaned and pelletized, and metals are melted down.

Rewards

TerraCycle points can be redeemed for a variety of charitable gifts or a payment of $0.01 per point to the non-profit organization or school of your choice.

Shipments in this program can be any weight to earn points and 100 points per pound will be awarded.

To learn more about our points program, click here.

Resources

Learn more about RB

RB is committed to creating healthier lives, happier homes and puts the customer at the front of every decision they make. Learn more about the brands at https://www.rb.com

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