Home Improvement - Zero Waste Box™

DESCRIPTION

Use this box to recycle any type of tool, equipment, material, or supply used to fix, renovate, or improve a room within your home.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

Zero Waste Box™ Includes:
Color printed shipping box
Pre-paid UPS return shipping label
Processing of waste 

ACCEPTABLE WASTE

Please send us your discarded home improvement tools, including hammers, screw drivers, , wrenches, non-electric hand tools, woodworking, tool levels, nuts and bolts, sandpaper, hardwood flooring, laminate flooring, cork flooring, vinyl tiles, carpet tiles, engineered wood, linoleum, rubber flooring, underlay, or drywall. You may also recycle wires made from copper, aluminum, iron, silver, platinum or gold, and wires coated or encased in plastic, including extension cords. 

HOW IT WORKS

Please choose the size box you'd like to purchase. When you receive your box fill it with the appropriate waste streams. Once full, bring your box to any UPS location to ship your items back to TerraCycle using the pre-paid UPS shipping label which is already affixed to your box. When we receive your box, we'll safely recycle all of the collected materials.

 

PROCESS

The collected waste is mechanically and/or manually separated into metals, fibers, and plastics. Metals are smelted so they may be recycled. The fibers (such as paper or wood based products) are recycled or composted. The plastics undergo extrusion and pelletization to be molded into new recycled plastic products.

UNACCEPTABLE WASTE

Do not include children's toy tools, outdoor patio stones, rock, sand and dirt. Please note that we will not accept organics, broken glass, bio-medical waste, soiled diapers, expired medication, pesticides, paint, pressurized canisters, and medical sharps in any of our boxes. Please send traditional recyclables through your municipal system.