Recycle your food storage waste with GLAD®
TerraCycle and GLAD® have partnered to create the GLAD® Food Storage Recycling Programme, a free recycling programme for GLAD® ClingWrap, bags, containers and dispensers.
Check out the students at Reremoana School in Auckland learning about recycling and upcycling GLAD® products with our founder and CEO, Tom Szaky!
Participating is completely free and very easy.
Firstly, join the programme through your online account. When you are ready to send in a shipment, download a shipping label from your TerraCycle account by clicking “Request a postage label” and follow the prompts. Print out your label and tape it securely onto your box. Ship the box to TerraCycle by dropping it off at your nearby post office.
Programme accepted waste:
1. GLAD® ClingWrap plastic wrap
2. GLAD® Snap Lock bags (including Disney)
3. GLAD® ZipSlide bags
4. GLAD® MatchWare containers
In order to recycle this waste stream properly, please make sure all excess product has been removed (i.e. leftover foods). Additionally, if you choose to rinse your product, please note that it must be completely dry prior to shipping. You cannot ship dripping packages.
Once collected, the cling wrap, bags and containers are cleaned and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products.
TerraCycle points can be redeemed for a payment of $0.02 per unit received to the non-profit organisation or school of your choice. To learn more about our points program, click here.
Need help getting started? From downloadable posters to videos and guides, there are plenty of resources available to help you make an even bigger difference on the environment.
TerraCycle is excited to partner with GLAD® to bring a national recycling solution for GLAD® Food Storage to New Zealand. To learn more about GLAD®, click here.