Accepted items: Flexible multi-layered pet food packaging
Not accepted: Pet accessories, pet food, cans, tins can be recycled locally
Batteries, bulbs, liquids, hazardous items are not accepted

 

Collect with large pouches

Collect with large TerraCycle Pouches

Recycle pet food packaging by using our large TerraCycle Pouch. Please clean, dry, and ensure no residual food are left on any item. Make sure to check off the “Pet food packaging” checkbox on the front of the TerraCycle Pouch. When the TerraCycle Pouch is full, seal it, then scan the QR code or log in to your account to schedule a pickup. Place the TerraCycle Pouch on your doorstep, and we’ll pick it up at the scheduled time.

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How we recycle

When we receive your TerraCycle Pouch, we check it in and sort out anything that isn't accepted waste.

When we receive your TerraCycle Pouch, we check it in and sort out anything that isn't accepted waste.

The consolidated materials are shredded, cleaned, and processed.

The consolidated materials are shredded, cleaned, and processed.

The recycled plastics are used to make new products, including <a href="/pages/community">items that will benefit your local community</a>.

The recycled plastics are used to make new products, including items that will benefit your local community.

Learn more about how we recycle pet food packaging 

Each TerraCycle Pouch is opened upon receipt and visually inspected for any non-compliant materials, then consolidated for processing in bulk. 

The consolidated materials are size-reduced through shredding and cleaned in temperature-regulated water baths with agitation and surfactants to remove residual product or other contaminants.

The clean plastics are then sorted by density profile and composition through multi-stage air, optical, and water-based mechanical sortation systems. Clean, sorted plastics are mixed with other plastics to make recycled plastic blends that are then used by various manufacturers to make new products.

Currently available in Vermont

TerraCycle and Casella have formed a unique partnership that will be available exclusively to households and businesses in Vermont, beginning initially in and around Burlington. If participation is strong, we hope to continue the service and expand it to other areas.

Be the first to know when TerraCycle Pouch by Casella launches in your neighborhood. Join our waitlist by filling out the form below, and we’ll alert you when the service is available to you.

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Coming soon...

TerraCycle PickUp is currently in pilot phase. Our service is available in the greater Philadelphia area.

Find out more aboute our pilot or contact us to find out when TerraCycle PickUp is coming to your area!

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