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Air and Home Care Recycling Programme

Recycling in partnership with Febreze

Participating locations
1,132
Available locations
68
Waste recycled
268,569
Money raised
£21,137.33

Recycle in partnership with Febreze

TerraCycle® and Febreze® have partnered to create a free recycling programme for air freshener and home care waste, and a fundraising opportunity for participants. 
 

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Important!

There is no minimum shipment size on the Air and Home Care Recycling Programme.

 

Drop-off locations

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Find nearest public location

This map is constantly being updated

There is a growing network of public drop-off locations all over the UK, giving everyone the opportunity to drop off their waste for recycling. Please complete this application form to become a public drop-off location (your recycling drop-off locations will then be listed on the map above).

DROP-OFF POINT APPLICATION FORM
 

How it works

Participating is completely free and very easy. 

When you want to post a shipment, download a free UPS label from your account, attach it to your shipment and then simply order a free pick-up via UPS by calling 03457 877 877 or book a collection online here. UPS will then collect from your location. You can also drop-off your parcel at your closest UPS drop-off point, which you can find here

What you can recycle in this programme

Programme accepted waste:

  • plastic bottle caps and plastic trigger heads (used for air care and home cleaning products such as kitchen /bathroom cleaner sprays)
  • flexible wipe packaging (used for home cleaning products)
  • pumps and caps for home cleaning products
  • plastic air freshener packaging (please remove any cardboard and recycle these with your household collections)
  • plastic air fresheners and air freshener cartridges.


 

At TerraCycle we strive to develop effective recycling solutions for items that are not widely recyclable at a local level. On the Air and Home Care Recycling Programme we accept a range of air and home care products such as bottle caps, which consist of a mix of different materials and are not covered by nationwide recycling schemes. In order to make the recycling process as effective as possible we do not however accept plastic bottles, as these can be recycled through most local council collections.

Best practices for recycling

In order to recycle this waste stream properly, please make sure all excess product has been removed (i.e. cleaning product). 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 air care and home cleaning product packaging is cleaned and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products. Click here to learn more about the recycling process.

Rewards

TerraCycle Points

TerraCycle points can be redeemed for a variety of charitable gifts or a payment of £0.01 to the non-profit organisation of your choice. For more information about our points programme, click here.

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Febreze Summer Shipment

Recycling Programme: Air and Home Care Recycling Programme
Timeline: July 1st - August 31st
Prize: All shipments are rewarded with double points. Two lucky sweepstake winners will receive a goody bag with Febreze products.
How to win: Simply send in a shipment on the Air and Home Care Recycling Programme.

Resources

Below you will find posters, social media icons, and an editable letter to hand out to local businesses. The letter is targeted at cleaning companies, coffee shops, cafes and the like, and outlines the Air and Home Care Recycling Programme. The letter is asking others to save their Air and Home Care packaging to help raise your collections.

LEARN MORE ABOUT FEBREZE

Febreze is excited to partner with TerraCycle to bring a national solution for air freshener and home care products. To learn more about Febreze, click here.  

 

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