Fabrics and Clothing - Zero Waste Box™


The Zero Waste Box was developed by TerraCycle to provide the first ever comprehensive recycling solution for everyday consumer waste. With over 100 different boxes to choose from, you’re sure to find one that fits your needs.


Please send us your discarded bibs, burp cloths, baby clothes, blankets, breast pads, changing pads, diaper bags, pillows, bedsheets, linens, play mats, play rugs, privacy wraps, baby slings, mattress protectors, jean skirts, jean shorts, jean shirts, jean jackets, denim bags, denim scrunchies and denim hats, canvas bags, mail bags, canvas tents, rompers, shirts, sweaters, tees, shorts, skirts, pants, socks, under garments, active wear, sleepwear, rainwear, hoodies, jackets, headbands, scrunchies, cotton swabs, cotton balls, towels, non-plastic bath mats, bedding, window treatments, draperies, outdoor fabric from patio furniture and awnings, indoor furniture coverings and traps, outdoor fabric mats and turfing or other similar fabrics. 


  1. SELECT | Choose the box size and category that best fits your needs
  2. COLLECT | Fill your box with the accepted waste streams (listed above)
  3. RECYCLE | Using the pre-paid UPS shipping label (included in your purchase), send your filled box to TerraCycle for recycling.


    • Zero Waste Box (used for collecting and shipping)
    • Pre-paid return shipping label (affixed to your Box)
    • Complete processing and recycling of the waste Click here to see how your waste is recycled
    • A Zero Waste Consultant to address any questions or concerns you may have


      Please do not send in electronic heating blankets, leather or delicate fabric (made out of polyester, nylon, silk, rayon, cashmere).

      Do not send in household hazardous waste such as lithium ion batteries, pressurized canisters, pesticides, oil-based paint or medical sharps, organics, broken glass, bio-medical waste, soiled diapers, or expired medication.

      We also do not accept any item that is classified as sharp, flammable, reactive, corrosive, ignitable, radioactive, toxic, infectious or pathogenic.

      Please read our additional restrictions.

      WHY? Each Zero Waste solution is custom-built for specific waste streams. Additionally, our Zero Waste System must adhere to standard shipping regulations.