Title: [GreenYes] Re: Recycling by mail
Many electronic retailers and manufacturers offer take back programs
through mail. You can find brief info and links to programs for
ck.html or manufacturers at
Also, in 2003, Snohomish County in Washington State published a report
on manufacturer mail back programs available at:
King County Solid Waste Division
Recycling and Environmental Services
201 S Jackson St, Room 701
Seattle, WA 98104
From: GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] On
Behalf Of Kim Leslie
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 10:45 AM
To: amy perlmutter
Subject: [GreenYes] Re: Recycling by mail
The US post office just started a pilot program for mailing in cell
phones, ink jet cartridges, etc. Here's the link to the press release:
On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 1:41 PM, amy perlmutter <email@example.com>
> Recycline has a program for people to mail in their used tootbrushes
> incorporated into plastic lumber). The toothbrushes are made from
> This link should work for information about mailback.
> http://recycline.com/environment/index.html If not, go to
> and click on their products, and then toothbrushes.
> On 4/16/08 4:47 AM, "GreenYes group" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > == 1 of 3 ==
> > Date: Tues, Apr 15 2008 1:13 pm
> > From: "Sue Bush"
> > Dear Recycling Professionals,
> > I am working with a client that would like to implement a mail-in
> > program.
> > I am not at liberty to discuss what would be recycled, but I can
say it is
> > an item that is not hazardous in any way, and one that some
> > programs would accept, but others would not. The program could be
> > calling an individual or group program. Individual - consumers
gather a few
> > recyclable items, then mail in, or a group program, where schools
> > organizations collect, then mail (or ship via UPS) a larger
> > The program would be intended to "bridge the gap" where the product
> > recyclable in local programs.
> > I would appreciate any feedback from recycling professionals
> > experience with and/or opinion of mail-in (ship-in) recycling
> > tips, concerns, etc.
> > Please feel free to email me directly -- I'd be happy to share info
> > w/others, but I'm not sure everyone on the list is interested...
> > Thanks in advance!
> > Susan Bush
> > email@example.com