Hey there, beautiful souls! 💁♀️ We all know that feeling of finding the perfect mascara that gives our lashes that extra oomph! But have you ever stopped to think about what happens to those empty tubes once we've used up every last bit of magic? Fear not, my glamazons, for I'm here to share some fabulous tips on how to recycle tubes of mascara! Let's give back to our planet while keeping our lashes on fleek. 🌍✨ 1. Rinse and Repeat: Before you toss that empty tube into the recycling bin, make sure to rinse it with warm water to remove any leftover product. This step ensures that the recycling process goes smoothly and prevents any contamination. Remember, clean tubes make for happy recycling centers! 2. Check with Your Local Recycling Program: Recycling practices can vary from one region to another, so it's wise to check with your local recycling program. They'll provide you with all the information you need on what can and cannot be recycled. Remember, knowledge is power, and recycling is the name of the game! 3. Terracycle to the Rescue: If your local recycling program doesn't accept mascara tubes, fear not! 🦸♀️ Terracycle
What do you do with old makeup?
What to do with expired makeup
- Do not pour liquids down the drain. This can cause the chemicals to spill into our water supply.
- Find a local disposal center. If you're unable to get the majority of the product out of the bottle, throw the entire thing in the trash.
How do you dispose of empty makeup?
Put empty plastic or glass containers in your recycling bin. Good news: Eyeshadow palettes, powder compacts, perfume bottles and glass containers can all be placed in the recycling bin. Just make sure the packages are clean and dont have any residual makeup left in them.
Does makeup go in garbage or recycling?
Do not rinse the bottle out, but you can take a paper towel and wipe it clean. If the makeup bottle is plastic or glass you can recycle it afterward. For bottles that cannot be completely emptied of their contents – throw the whole bottle into the trash, where it will go into a landfill.
Does Ulta have a recycling program?
Bottles can be recycled curbside, and components can be recycled through TerraCycle and the Pact Beauty Packaging Collection bin at select Ulta Beauty stores.
Does anyone recycle makeup?
All you have to do is collect all your unwanted beauty packaging in a postage box (it doesn't have to be clean, just make sure any excess product is removed), sign up to TerraCycle in your respective country, download and print off a shipping label for your box, then post it for free to your local recycling depot.