upcycle programIf you have wondered what you could do with some recyclables that are not accepted locally at the recycling areas, you will be glad to know that Pier Park is making it easy to keep these things from landfills and often saving resources by turning them into something new.

Pier Park will be teaming up with TerraCycle, an international upcycling and recycling company, to participate in more than 21 of their innovative waste Brigade® programs.

Beginning this June 7th, Northwest Florida area residents and visitors are invited to bring select recyclables to Pier Park on the first Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1pm for processing.

Collection area will be located behind target.

Items accepted:

iPods, MP3 players, laptops, tablets, eReaders, cell phones
Brita filtration
Cheese packaging
Cigarette butts
Cleaner packaging
Oral Care items
Dairy Tubs
Diaper Packagings
Drink Pouch
Elmer’s Glue containers
Energy Bar Wrapper
Glad Food Storage Brigade
Inket and Toner
Lunch Kit
Paired Shoe
Personal Care and Beauty
Scotch Tape
Snack Bag
Writing Instruments

To learn more about the items from the above list that will be accepted and also what types of upcycling are done with the items, visit the Terracycle Brigades Page.

 

Pier Park is Panama City Beach’s premier open-air shopping destination with more than 125 retail and dining choices.  To learn more about Pier Park visit their website.

 

 

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