Are Sonicare toothbrush heads recyclable?
Also, they are made of a mixture of different plastics, for example, Oral-B replacement brush heads are made out of rubber (TPE) and Polypropylene which cannot be readily recycled. And Sonicare uses the same and similar materials and can’t be recycled either.
Are toothbrush heads recyclable?
What can I send in through the Recycle on Us recycling program? You can send in used oral care products including toothbrushes, brush heads, toothpaste tubes, mouthwash containers, floss containers, floss string, and floss picks.
How do I dispose of Sonicare toothbrush?
Separate the metal portions of the toothbrush from the plastic portions of the toothbrush. Put the metal portions in the appropriate recycling container and the plastic portions in the appropriate recycling container if your local recycling agency or electronics recycling agency recycles electric toothbrushes.
How do I dispose of an electric toothbrush?
Print out your two labels and tape them securely onto your box. Ship the box to TerraCycle by dropping it off at your nearby post office. It’s that easy! Please note: Send your electric toothbrush heads in the Oral Care Recycling program, not with the electric toothbrush handles and bases.
Are Oral B electric toothbrush heads recyclable UK?
They are specifically designed to be used with Oral B electronic brushes and can be bought from Holland & Barrett or on Amazon here. These toothbrush heads have a 100% recyclable body and charcoal fibre bristles, and they can be recycled by sending them back to LiveCoco.
Are Oral B toothpaste tubes recyclable?
Toothpaste tubes – these tubes are often made of different types of plastics, as well as containing a metal layer (in order to keep it minty fresh!). In general they are not recyclable, although there have been breakthroughs including by Colgate and Terracyle offer a recycling scheme for oral care products.
What do you do with old electric toothbrush?
You can recycle your electric toothbrush heads for free in the comfort of your home by sending them to TerraCycle. Simply download and print off a shipping label, post your flosser nozzles, toothbrush heads and floss containers to them, and they’ll recycle your dental products for you in their recycling plant.
Are empty toothpaste tubes recyclable?
Toothpaste tubes are often made with a combination of different plastics and a thin layer of aluminum. This mix of materials makes them hard to recycle and it is unlikely they are accepted through your curbside recycling pickup.
How do you dispose of Philips Sonicare batteries?
Philips participates in a number of states with the MRM electronics recycling program. For further information about this program please visit www.mrmrecycling.com. You may also visit www.earth911.com for reuse and recycling opportunities in your area.