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Scotch® Tape Recycling Program

Recycle tape dispensers and cores through this program.

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Recycling in partnership with Scotch®

TerraCycle® and Scotch® Tape have partnered to create a free recycling program for tape dispensers and cores, as well as a fundraising opportunity for participants.

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How it works

Participating is completely free and very easy.

What you can recycle in this program

Program accepted waste: Plastic tape dispensers and cores

Best practices for recycling

In order to recycle this waste stream properly, please make sure all excess product has been removed (i.e. leftover tape). 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 tape dispensers and tape cores are cleaned, shredded, and melted into new recycled products. Click here to learn more about the recycling process.


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.


Learn more about Scotch

Scotch Brand is committed to sustainability. From sourcing to factory to store, they seek to minimize their impact on the planet.

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