- Alliance of Foam Packaging Recyclers
#6 plastic, other plastic, packing peanut reuse
AFPR has created a unique mail-back program that allows virtually anyone with smaller quantities of foam packaging access to Expanded Polystryrene (EPS) recycling. Visit the website to find the nearest mail-in location and then send your EPS for recycling through the U.S. Postal Service or other carrier.
- Berkley Pure Fishing Company Fishing Line Recycling Program
1900 18th St
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
This program accepts single filament, nylon fishing line that is unbraided and does not contain wire. Lines that have a lot of growth or plant material mixed in may not be recyclable. Fishing line is recycled into tackle boxes, spools for line, fish habitats, and toys.
- Caps Can Do
437 Holtzman Ave
Columbus, OH 43205
- Dolco Packaging Egg Carton Recycling Program
Multiple mailing locations
This program accepts plastic egg cartons only. Please visit the website to find the nearest mailing location.
- Earthworks PVC Recycling Program
Cleveland, OH 44139
#3 plastic, gift cards
This program accepts scrap PVC, including plastic cards that should be free of holograms or scratch-off labels. It does not accept plastic cards made of bioplastics. Please visit the website for mailing information.
- Preserve Gimme 5
823 NYS RT-13
Cortland, NY 13045
#5 plastic, water filters
Send your #5 plastics via ground shipping (as opposed to air). Reuse a box if you can! Include your return address on the box and add your name and email address inside the box. Through a partnership with Brita, this program accepts Brita filters for recycling.
- The ReCap Co.
6465 Lewis Rd
Loveland, OH 45140
http://recapcompany.comPlastic bottle caps
If you have questions, please call Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
- Tyvek Envelope Mail-in Recycling Program
8401 Fort Darling Rd
Richmond, VA 23237
Please address your shipment to Shirley Wright. Please turn the envelope inside out, so the unprinted white surface shows up on the outside. For quantities over 25 envelopes per month, please call for more information.
- TerraCycle Mail-in Recycling Brigade Program
Trenton, NJ 08638
Plastic bags, plastic film, plastic lining, butter/yogurt containers, aluminum cans, candy wrappers, cell phones, corks, digital cameras, drink boxes, frozen food boxes, inkjet cartridges, laptops, mp3 players, tape dispensers, writing utensils
TerraCycle offers national programs (Brigades®) to collect previously non-recyclable or hard-to-recycle waste. While some programs have a cost, most Brigades offer free shipping as well as a donation to the charity or school of your choice for each piece of material that you collect. Please visit the website to find out more about the currently available Brigades and how you can join. In addition to the materials listed, this program also accepts candy wrappers, chip bags and other packaging.