Spring has sprung, and with the fresh air and flowers comes the task of spring cleaning. With approximately 80% of US households1 using this season to take stock of full closets and cluttered homes with the “urge to purge,” TerraCycle asks participants to take a moment and consider whether the items they are getting rid of can be reused, donated or recycled and only to consider the trash as a last resort.

“A lot of what we use every day, from clothing to pens, electronics to cleaning supplies, cannot be recycled via curbside recycling services,” said Tom Szaky, founder and CEO of TerraCycle. “When individuals embrace recycling over tossing something into the trash, they become powerful agents of change. This simple act demonstrates the significant impact that individual actions can make.”

At TerraCycle, our mission is Eliminating the Idea of Waste® and we work every day to keep trash out of landfills and incinerators. To do this, we offer numerous easy-to-use free and paid solutions to help recycle everything from beauty waste to clothing, electronics, toys and much more. As consumers spring into cleaning, explore some of the TerraCycle recycling options:

Beauty Waste:

Old beauty products are at the top of most spring cleaning lists. TerraCycle offers a few free and paid recycling solutions that divert these items from the landfill. And the best part? With TerraCycle you don’t have to rinse your beauty empties before you recycle them:


Next on the spring cleaning list are all the old clothes that can not be handed down or consigned. Here are a few programs that TerraCycle offers that can help:


In a tech-reliant world where the rapid pace of innovation dictates that we regularly upgrade our electronic devices, TerraCycle can help recycle some of your old items:


Any parent knows that no matter how you store, stack, or display them, toys are organizational killers and as kids get older they seem to multiply. Fortunately, TerraCycle can help collect and recycle all your well-loved, out-grown or broken toys with the following programs:

To learn more about TerraCycle and its innovative recycling solutions, visit www.terracycle.com.

About TerraCycle

TerraCycle is an international leader in innovative sustainability solutions, creating and operating first-of-their-kind platforms in recycling, recycled materials, and reuse. Across 21 countries, TerraCycle is on a mission to rethink waste and develop practical solutions for today’s complex waste challenges. The company engages an expansive multi-stakeholder community across a wide range of accessible programs, from Fortune 500 companies to schools and individuals. To learn more about TerraCycle and join them on their journey to move the world from a linear economy to a circular one, please visit www.terracycle.com.

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