Rubbermaid® Food Storage Recycling Program - FAQ

Recycle all brands of well-used food storage containers through this program.

All brands of food storage containers (plastic and glass)


No, the Rubbermaid Food Storage Recycling Program accepts food storage containers from all brands.

Your shipment can be any weight, however, we encourage you to ship when your box is full and weighs at least 7 pounds, approximately 20 containers, to minimize the transportation carbon footprint for this program.

No, you do not need to clean the packaging before sending it in to TerraCycle, but please make sure they are empty before shipping. UPS will not accept dripping packages, so make sure your items are dry.

The food storage containers will be counted based on an average unit weight of .45 pounds each.