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Black Rock Recycling Program

OUR MISSION

Black Rock Refill has partnered up with TerraCycle and Preserve Products to provide an amazing convenient drop off location for your "non-recyclables"!

What are "non-recyclables"? Non-recyclables are items that are not normally recycled, such as toothpaste tubes, contact lenses, prescription bottles, and personal care packaging. 

Now you can recycle those "non-recyclables" with Black Rock Recycle! Learn more about our partnerships with TerraCycle and Preserve Products below, or skip the boring intro and jump to our Locations, pricing, or What We Accept to learn more on what "non-recyclables" we are currently collecting!

PARTNERSHIPS

TerraCycle

TerraCycle has a mission of eliminating the idea of waste by recycling the "non-recyclable". Every piece of waste TerraCycle collects DOES NOT end up in a landfill.

Every piece of waste collected is rewarded points towards a cash donation to a local school or non-profit organization. We currently have the following school and non-profit organization to donate our rewards. If you are interested in adding your school or organization to our reward list, please do not hesitate to contact us.


 

Preserve Products

Black Rock Refill has been added to Preserve Products GIMME 5 Program where they accept any clean, stamped, rigid, #5 plastics as well as any Preserve Products, such as toothbrushes and razors (not including the razor blades). Preserve Products recycle #5 plastics into new Preserve Products.

Come drop off your "non-recyclables" and #5 plastics with us and see the AWESOME rewards grow!

LOCATIONS

We currently have one location where you can drop off your waste weekly at the Riverside Farmer's Market located at

McKinley Arts & Culture Center

925 Riverside Dr

Reno, NV 89503

Winter Hours

Every Saturday, October - May

9:00am - 12:00pm (noon)

PRICING

Pricing for this service is simple. We charge a $1.00 waste handling fee for 10 waste items or less, or a $2.00 waste handling fee for 10+ waste items  dropped off to us. 

Waste Handling fees cover the cost for maintaining, storing, sorting, and shipping waste to TerraCycle for recycling. 

 

WHAT WE ACCEPT

We would appreciate to collect all CLEANED and DRIED "non-recyclables" dropped off to us. Thank you!

University of Nevada, Reno

ASUN Recognized clubs

Gearing Up 4 STEM

non-profit organization

Bausch + Lomb contact lenses and blister packs

Colgate Oral Care toothpaste tubes and caps, floss containers, toothbrushes, wisp mini-brushes and packaging, and toothpaste cartons and toothbrush outer packaging

Tom's of Maine Natural Care mouthwash bottles and caps, deodorant and caps, toothpaste tubes and caps, soap packaging, floss containers, and toothbrushes.

EOS lip packaging, shave packaging, and lotion packaging

Burt's Bees personal care packaging, lip care packaging, and beauty care packaging. 

Barilla Ready Pasta Pouches

NOW food and supplement pouches, and XyliWhite toothpaste tubes

GU Performance Nutrition energy chew packets, energy gel packets, hydration drink mix stick packs, recovery drink mix & GU Roctane energy drink mix pouches, GU Gel 15 serving pouches, and energy stroopwafel wrappers

Febreze Air Care air freshener cartridges and plugs, air freshener packaging and flexible film, air freshener plastic trigger heads on spray bottles (NOT the plastic spray bottles), Febreze ONE bottles with trigger heads, and Febreze ONE refills 

Reserve Products GIMME 5 program accepts CLEAN, STAMPED, RIGID #5 plastics, which include dairy containers, dip containers, plastic caps (even if not stamped), Preserve Products (no razor blades), and prescription bottles (please remove all prescription labels from these bottles)