April 2021

TerraCycle partners with Sanofi to recycle personal care packaging & aerosols

TerraCycle has partnered with Sanofi Consumer Healthcare to recycle personal care products and keep them out of the landfill. Through two recycling programs, packaging from Gold Bond, Cortizone-10 and Selsun Blue can be accepted by TerraCycle and includes both personal care product packaging and aerosol containers.

For the Gold Bond Aerosol Recycling program, consumers who wish to recycle empty Gold Bond aerosol spray cans can sign up on to the program page at https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/brigades/sanofi-aerosol. When ready to ship, consumers follow the shipping instructions, download a free shipping label, package the empty aerosol containers in a box of choice and send it to TerraCycle for recycling.

For the Gold Bond, Cortizone-10 and Selsun Blue Recycling Program for other product packaging, consumers can visit the non-aerosol program page at https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/brigades/sanofi. When ready to ship, consumers simply download a free shipping label, package empty Gold Bond, Cortizone-10 and Selsun Blue product packaging including plastic tubes, dark plastic bottles, cartons, tubs, sticks, pumps and caps in a box of choice and send it to TerraCycle for recycling.

Once collected, the personal care packaging waste is cleaned and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products, such as park benches and picnic tables. As an added incentive, for every shipment of waste sent to TerraCycle through either recycling program, consumers can earn points to be used for charity gifts or converted to cash and donated to the non-profit, school or charitable organization of their choice.

“Skincare—it’s a daily routine we all share,” said TerraCycle CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky. “We each have our personal preferences as it relates to the brands and products that we use, but we don’t often consider what happens to the packaging once all the product is gone. With the Gold Bond, Cortizone-10 and Selsun Blue Recycling Program, along with the Gold Bond Aerosol Recycling program, Sanofi Consumer Healthcare has considered the end-of-life options for their packaging and partnered with TerraCycle to ensure that it never sees the landfill.”