Terracycle (beauty products)

Terracycle accept beauty product packaging.

Terracycle (beauty products)

Drop-off location:
Glen Eira Town Hall

Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads,
Caulfield, Victoria 3162

Terracycle website

Town Hall Service Centre operating hours:
Monday to Friday: 8am–5.30pm
Tuesday: 8am–7.15pm

Process

Drop off during opening hours in the Terracycle signed bin located by the front Service Desk. In order to recycle this waste stream properly, please make sure all excess product has been removed.

Accepted items include:

Cosmetics packaging such as used lipstick and lip gloss, mascara, eye shadow, bronzer, foundation, eyeliner, eye shadow, lip liner, and concealer packaging.

Hair care packaging such as used shampoo and conditioner bottles and caps, hair gel tubes and caps, hair spray and hair treatment packaging.

Skin care packaging such as lip balm, face moisturiser, face and body wash soap dispensers and tubes, body and hand lotion dispensers and tubes and shaving foam packaging.

What happens to the waste?

Once collected by Terracycle, the personal care and beauty product packaging is cleaned and melted into hard plastic that can be remoulded to make new recycled products.

The above items can also go in the yellow lidded bin (lids separated as they are a harder plasticc), except for toothpaste and other softer plastic tubes