It’s about to get a lot easier to recycle your beauty products in Canada thanks to the Nordstrom Beautycycle program.
Starting today, the retailer will accept empty beauty product packaging, regardless of brand, at any Nordstrom Canada store. The goal is make sure that hard-to-recycle packaging isn’t sent straight to landfill. (Of 120 billion units of plastic packaging produced globally by the beauty industry, less than a mere nine percent is actually recycled.)
The move makes Nordstrom — which first launched the program stateside last year — the first major retailer in Canada to offer a catch-all beauty-focused recycling program.
So how does it work?
In Nordstrom beauty departments nation wide, customers will find TerraCycle Zero Waste boxes where you can simply drop off your empties. Once full, the contents will be sent off to the the recycling company to properly be cleaned, sorted and recycled.
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