recycling

Our shop is currently participating in a recycling program. We are accepting oral care products, coffee bags, writing instruments on behalf of TerraCycle and #2 & #5 plastic on behalf of Plastic Flux . Read below for details.



#2 & #5 plastics 

We are accepting all CLEAN and DRY #2 and #5 plastics. Check for the number within the mobius loop (recycling symbol), usually found at the bottom of the item.

It is vital that all donated items are free from any debris or dirt.

program accepted items:

#2 (HDPE2) high-density polyethylene: 

vitamin bottles

household cleaner bottles

laundry detergent bottles

water, juice, milk and soda bottle lids

read more here

#5 (PP) polypropylene

takeout containers

yoghurt containers

margarine tubs

read more here

items NOT accepted:

dirty items

wet items

oily items

mouldy items

*if unsure, just drop us a line before donating.

learn more about the luxury items that plastic flux are creating.

writing instruments

 

writing instruments

once collected, the writing instruments are separated by material composition. 

program accepted waste:

any brand of pens and pen caps

mechanical pencils

markers and marker caps

highlighters and highlighter caps

printer ink cartridges

permanent markers and permanent marker caps

learn more about TerraCycle writing instruments

the recycling process

oral care products and packaging

once collected, the oral care products and packaging are cleaned and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products, such as park benches and picnic tables.

program accepted waste:

non-electric toothpaste tubes and caps

toothbrushes

toothpaste cartons

toothpaste outer packaging

floss containers

and all other non-recyclable products and packaging

learn more about TerraCycle oral care items

the recycling process


all brands of flexible plastic coffee bags.

accepting:

all brands of flexible plastic coffee bags. Not just Ethical Bean coffee bags.

empty

dry

items that will NOT be accepted:

please do not send in coffee pods. Some pods, including Ethical Bean Coffee pods, are 100% biodegradable. They are fully compostable and do not require recycling.

you do not need to clean the packaging before dropping it off, but please remove as much of the remaining product as possible before shipping, but please make sure your items are dry.

learn more TerraCycle Canada