Razors and Packaging

Reloadable and disposable razors are made of a mix of materials such as hard plastic handles and packaging, metal handles, steel blades, and soft plastic packaging. This complex mix of materials makes components of razors/packaging difficult to recycle. Gillette has partnered with TerraCycle and CVS to offer the World’s First National Razor Recycling program to help keep the estimated 2 billion discarded hard-to-recycle blades and razors from ending up in landfills each year.

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Location pin TerraCycle Inc. (Mail back programs)

NotesMail-back: download a free shipping label from the website listed below to send in your collection of used blades, razors, and their packaging for recycling. Please make sure the contents of your package are completely dry prior to shipping.