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Air and Home Care Recycling Programme

Recycling in partnership with Febreze®

Participating locations
1,173
Available locations
27
Waste recycled
311,842
Money raised
£22,322.97

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

Click on the map for drop-off locations
Find nearest public location

This map is constantly being updated

View all participating public drop-off locations on the interactive map above.

A public drop-off location is a communal collection point where local people can take their TerraCycle waste. Each public drop-off location is listed on the interactive map above. When you drop-off your waste at a public drop-off location, the TerraCycle points earned for the waste are transferred to the account of the public drop-off location administrator in question, who can then donate the points to the charity of their choice.

Before you go to a public drop-off location with your waste, we advise you check the details (full address, opening hours and location of collection box at the site) and when a telephone number is listed its worth calling just to check they are still participating.

This map is updated when new public drop-off locations are added or removed, so we recommend you  consult it in advance of each time you plan to drop off your waste.

If you are interested in setting up a  public drop-off location for your community then please fill out this 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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