NEW: TerraCycle Recycling Programs
We are beyond excited to announce Cero's participation in TerraCycle recycling programs.
"TerraCycle offers a range of national, easy-to-use recycling platforms allowing everyone to #RecycleEverything, as well as Loop, a sustainable shopping experience moving the world away from single-use packaging." TerraCycle has both paid and free/underwritten programs for businesses and organizations to participate in. So far, TerraCycle reports activating 202 million people in 21 countries with their recycling programs, raising over 44 million dollars for charities around the world.
TerraCycle Recycling Programs at Cero's Tucson Shop
Collect, donate, and tell your friends that we're here to help keep materials out of the landfill. See current programs below.
Donate packaging from Acure skin care and personal care products. Acure makes vegan products that are also paraben free, sulfate free, mineral oil free, petrolatum free, formaldehyde free, cruelty free. Acure is available in Tucson at Natural Grocers, plus online.
BIC® Stationery Recycling
We can accept all sorts of stationery for recycling thanks to this recycling program. What can be recycled? "All brands of empty writing instruments, glue sticks, watercolor dispensers, paint sets, and flexible packaging. Correction (including Wite-Out® Brand) and free ink markers are not accepted."
D'Addario String Recycling
Recycling all types of instrument strings thanks to this program. Nylon, steel, and orchestral strings and clippings can be donated. Tucson being the musical town that it is, we're excited to collect all of your strings!
Accepted waste: Standard cell phones, smart phones, iPhones, select inkjet cartridges, laptops, notebooks, netbooks, iPads and tablets. Best practices for e-waste: Please restore your device to factory settings and remove any personal information prior to sending through this program. TerraCycle is not responsible for information on your devices; all information from electronics is removed, and hard drives will be removed and shredded. These items are not accepted: toner cartridges, chargers of any kind, cables, headphones/headsets, and laptop charging stations/ports.
What happens to the E-waste?
"Once collected, the electronic waste is shredded and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products. The metals are recovered in a smelting process. Click here to learn more about the recycling process."