TerraCycle Recycling Program
What you can recycle in this program
Beauty Products Recycling Program accepted waste:
1. Cosmetics packaging such as used lipstick and lip gloss, mascara, eye shadow, bronzer, foundation, eyeliner, eye shadow, lip liner, and concealer packaging.
2. Hair care packaging such as used shampoo and conditioner bottles and caps, hair gel tubes and caps, hair spray and hair treatment packaging.
3. Skin care packaging such as lip balm, face moisturiser, face and body wash soap dispensers and tubes, body and hand lotion dispensers and tubes and shaving foam packaging.
Best practices for recycling
In order to recycle this waste stream properly, please make sure all excess product has been removed (i.e. face wash and foundation).
What happens to the waste
Once collected, the personal care and beauty product packaging is cleaned and melted into hard plastic that can be remoulded to make new recycled products. Click here for more