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EllaCycle

Recycling in partnership with Ella’s Kitchen®

Participating locations
2,312
Available locations
188
Waste recycled
1,956,700
Money raised
£38,360.37

Recycle in partnership with Ella’s Kitchen®

TerraCycle and Ella's Kitchen® have partnered to create EllaCycle, a free recycling programme for any brand of baby food pouches and Ella’s Kitchen’s snack wrappers, and a fundraising opportunity for participants. 

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Important!

There is a minimum shipment size of 5 kg (approx 550 used Ella's Kitchen® Pouches).

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 the public can take their TerraCycle waste for recycling. 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 it’s worth calling just to ensure the collection point is still active.

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, 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

Best practices for recycling

Make sure all excess product has been removed (i.e food residue) and place all baby food pouches and snack wrappers in a box, including the lids. Tape the box together securely ensuring there are no loose edges or corners. Print your label and attach it securely to the shipment.

What happens to the waste

Once collected, the baby food pouches and snack wrappers are 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, product bundles or for a payment of £0.01 per point to the non-profit organization or school of your choice. To learn more about our points programme, click here, click here.

Resources

Need help getting started? From downloadable posters to videos and guides, there are plenty of resources available to help you make an even bigger difference on the environment, just click here.

Below you will find an editable letter to hand out to local businesses; nurseries, playgroups, playbarns, leisure centres, baby friendly cafes, and the like, outlining the EllaCycle Programme. The letter is asking others to save their used baby food pouches to help raise your collections.

LEARN MORE ABOUT ELLA'S KITCHEN®

 

Ella's Kitchen® is proud of their partnership with TerraCycle® and is committed to making a difference. As a company that strives to be the best truly global consumer products company, Ella's Kitchen® is committed to doing business with integrity and respect for all people and for the world around us. 

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