Recycle Brevard is participating in several TerraCycle recycling programs with the goal of diverting more waste from our landfills.

You may bring the accepted waste listed below to our facility at 1535 Cogswell Street unit C-15 in Rockledge any time convenient to you. If not during our open hours, you may deposit your TerraCycle items in the bin located outside our door. We will pick it up from there.

You may also drop off your TerraCycle items at The Green Marketplace. We have partnered with The Green Marketplace to be our drop-off location in Cocoa. Their open hours vary, so please check their page before heading their way.

Other drop-off locations may become available in the future as we secure locations and volunteers to help with this effort. 

TerraCycle uses a point system and some of their programs may reward shipments with points depending on the size of the shipment. Each point is worth $0.01 and each program has its own rules. Some may use shipments to donate $ to other charities, as it is the case of the contact lenses program, and others may not result in any points at all - they simply offer the opportunity to recycle a specific item -, as it is the case of the Playback instrument string and the SOLO cup programs.

To help divert as much as possible from the landfills, Recycle Brevard participates in as many programs as we can regardless of whether points may be awarded or not.

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@RecycleBrevard.org.

Currently accepted hard-to-recycle waste:


  •  Beach Plastic: All rigid beach plastics are accepted. Rigid "beach" plastics are any rigid plastics found along any shoreline (i.e. rivers, beaches, bays, lakes).

  • Bear Naked®: Bear Naked granola bags and Bear Naked granola bites bags
  •  Biotrue® ONEday: Biotrue® ONEday brand contact lenses and blister packs, as well as other Bausch + Lomb brand contact lenses and blister packs. 
For shipments over 10lbs, a $1 donation will be made to Optometry Giving Sight for every pound of accepted Biotrue ONEday brand packaging sent through this program.

  • Brita®: Brita® dispensers, Brita® Bottles, Brita® Bottle Filters, Brita® Standard Filters, Brita® Stream Filters, Brita® Longlast Filters, Brita® filter packaging, Brita® faucet filtration systems, and Brita® pitchers

  • Colgate® Oral Care: Toothpaste tubes and caps, toothbrushes, toothpaste cartons, toothbrush outer packaging, and floss containers.
    Please note: Electric toothbrushes, battery toothbrushes, and/or their parts are NOT recyclable through the program.

  • Colgate® Wisp®: Colgate Wisp mini-brushes, and Colgate Wisp mini-brushes packaging



  • Energy Bar Wrapper: Foil-lined wrappers from energy bars, granola bars, meal replacement bars, protein bars, diet bars, and wrappers from Clif Bars, Luna Bars, MOJO, Builders, Crunch, Clif Kid Z-Bar, Kits Organic, Clif Kid Z-Fruit, Shot Bloks, Shot Gels, and Shot Drinks; pouches from Clif Organic Energy Food




  • Febreeze Air Care: All brands of air freshener cartridges and plugs,
    packaging and flexible film packaging, and trigger heads.

  • Flonase: FLONASE® outer plastic packaging and empty FLONASE® nasal spray cartridges




  • North Coast: North Coast apple sauce pouches and caps



  • Performance Nutrition: All brands of performance nutrition packaging including energy chews packets; energy gel packets; hydration, recovery, and energy drink mix stick packs and packets; GU Energy Gel 15-Serving pouches; and energy stroopwafel wrapper


  •  Personal Care and Beauty: Hair care packaging such as shampoo caps, conditioner caps, hair gel tubes and caps, hair spray triggers, and hair paste caps.
    Skin care packaging such as lip balm tubes and caps, soap dispensers and tubes, body wash caps, lotion dispensers and caps. Cosmetics packaging such as lipstick cases, lip gloss tubes, mascara tubes, eye shadow cases, bronzer cases, foundation packaging, powder cases, eyeliner cases, eyeliner pencils, eye shadow tubes, concealer tubes, concealer sticks, and lip liner pencils.

  •  Playback: Instrument strings and clippings from any string instrument and any brand



  • Tide® Laundry Bottle and Caps: all brands of #5 plastic laundry caps and #2 plastic laundry bottles. Caps must be secured to their respective bottles when being recycled. All Tide bottles and caps are #5 and #2 plastic respectively, just make sure you keep the cap secured to the bottle when recycling.


  • Tom's of Maine Natural Care: Mouthwash bottles and caps, deodorant containers and caps, toothpaste tubes and caps, soap packaging, floss containers, and toothbrushes


  • Wellness® Pet Food: Wellness® Complete Health® and Wellness® CORE® flexible plastic pet food packaging

TerraCycle closed their e-waste recycling program but you can take electronics to be recycled at Best Buy. Best Buy offers recycling service for a wide range of electronics and most of them free of charge.

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