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Terracycle's Wrapper and Recycling program

Many plastic containers are recyclable in your blue bin, but TerraCycle has a program that also includes certain food wrappers.

They take the materials and "upcycle" them into reusable bags and other durable products.

TerraCycle started as a worm composting program but quickly expanded to include wrappers and materials from several food products. Their programs focus mainly on schools and non-profits, allowing the groups to collect and recycle the materials as fundraisers. Take a look at the brands and products available at

What about plastic containers?

TerraCycle also provides recycling locations for #5 plastic. Keep in mind, however, that in Santa Barbara County we can recycle all hard plastics in our curbside blue bins.

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