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The Collective Suckies Recycling Programme

Recycle your Suckies Spouches with The Collective

Participating locations
992
Available locations
8
Waste recycled
257,757
Money raised
$566.64

Recycle in partnership with The Collective

The Collective are proud to have joined forces with TerraCycle to provide a second life for all our used Suckies yoghurt Tubes, Spouches and caps across New Zealand. Every time you enjoy your Suckies Spouch, save the pouch and cap to recycle them with TerraCycle.

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How it works

Participating is completely free and very easy.

Firstly, join the programme by signing into your online TerraCycle 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. 

What you can recycle in this programme

Programme accepted waste: The Collective Suckies Spouches (yoghurt pouches), caps, tubs, packaging and yoghurt tubes.

Best practices for recycling

Place your collected waste in any secure plastic bag to avoid any leakage, place the bag in a box, seal the box and drop it off at your closest New Zealand Post office. Additionally, if you choose to rinse your product, please note that is must be completely dry prior to shipping. You cannot ship dripping packages. 

What happens to the waste

Once collected, the Suckies Spouches are cleaned and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products.

Rewards

TerraCycle Points

For every shipment over 2kg, you will be awarded $1.00 per 1kg of Spouches and caps collected to donate to the non-profit organisation or school of your choice. To learn more about our points program, click here.

 

Resources

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.

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Learn more about The Collective

The Collective was started in New Zealand by two clever entrepreneurial chefs, Ofer Shenhav and Angus Allan. Their quest was simple… create an extraordinary yoghurt with and unbeatable taste. Within 10 months of its conception The Collective was New Zealand’s best-selling gourmet yoghurt. To learn more about The Collective, click here.