Personal Care and Beauty Waste - Zero Waste Box™

WHAT IS THE 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 70 different boxes to choose from, you’re sure to find one that fits your needs.

ACCEPTED WASTE

  • Inserts, insoles, pedicure kits, empty anti-fungal containers, and ointment packaging
  • Non-electronic hair care and styling tools such as brushes, combs, picks, clips, bobby pins, hair ties, and scrunchies
  • Empty shampoo and conditioner bottles, gel packaging, and non-pressurized hair spray bottles
  • Wax jars, pomade tins, hair dye packaging, and blow-dryer attachments like combs and diffusers

 

HOW IT WORKS

  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.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • 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
  • Customer Support service to address any questions or concerns you may have

UNACCEPTED WASTE

  • Electronic items such as blow dryers and straighteners
  • Any contents of packaging such as nail-polish, lotion, soap or ointments
  • Hazardous waste (sharp, flammable, reactive, corrosive, ignitable, toxic, infectious or pathogenic) which presents a danger to the environment, or to people.

Please do not include (non-exhaustive list):

  • Batteries
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Broken glass
  • Medical waste

Some waste not accepted in the box, such as cardboard, food waste or glass, can be recycled through your local council. Please inquire with them before throwing them in the trash.

IMPORTANT DELIVERY RESTRICTIONS

This service is only available in mainland Britain. We don’t operate in Northern Ireland, British Overseas Territories, Crown Dependencies (Guernsey Island, Jersey Island, the Isle of Man) and the Channel Islands.