Packaging for Montclair personal care brand Hello Products can be recycled through Trenton’s TerraCycle, effective Sept. 22.
Hello joined the Natural Care Recycling Program, giving consumers a free and easy way to recycle mouthwash bottles and caps, toothbrushes, deodorant containers and caps, floss containers, and toothpaste tubes and caps via a mail-back collection program.
Consumers can sign up online and mail in personal care packaging using a prepaid shipping label. Once collected, the packaging is cleaned and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new products.
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“The Natural Care Recycling Program represents a unique and sustainable opportunity for consumers to divert waste from landfills,” said Tom Szaky, CEO and Founder of TerraCycle, in a prepared statement. “Together, with the help of hello, we are making it simple to eliminate the idea of waste and have a positive impact on the environment for future generations.”
Through the program, users will be able to recycle personal care products from any brand.
“Through this alliance and our acceptance of a wide range of personal care packaging regardless of brand, we’re working with TerraCycle to help reduce waste across the U.S.,” Hello founder Craig Dubitsky said.