Got old toothbrushes you don’t want to send to landfill? We have good news for you!

To celebrate National Recycling Week, we’ve teamed up with the legends at TerraCycle to bring you toothbrush, toothpaste tube, floss container AND electric toothbrush head recycling stations.

What Can You Recycle?

  • Manual toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste tubes and caps
  • Floss containers
  • Electric toothbrush heads
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste tube plastic packaging

What CAN’T You Recycle?

Please recycle your cardboard packaging in your kerbside recycling bin. Electronic toothbrush handles and bases are not recyclable through this program and instead should be collected and shipped separately through the TerraCycle Electric Toothbrush Recycling Program, which has specific shipping requirements.

How To Recycle Your Toothbrush

  1. Check the list below or call/visit your local Naked Foods store and check that they’re participating.
  2. Drop any (cleaned) approved products into any participating Naked Foods store (it’s free)!
  3. BONUS OPTION: grab a Naked compostable bamboo toothbrush to replace your plastic one!

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Participating Drop-Off Points

You can drop off your Oral Care recycling for free at any of the participating Naked Foods stores:

  • Naked Foods Bondi Junction
  • Naked Foods Braddon
  • Naked Foods Cairns
  • Naked Foods Camp Hill
  • Naked Foods Charlestown
  • Naked Foods Chermside
  • Naked Foods Cronulla
  • Naked Foods Double Bay
  • Naked Foods Indooroopilly
  • Naked Foods Malvern
  • Naked Foods Manly
  • Naked Foods Mosman
  • Naked Foods Newtown
  • Naked Foods Northbridge
  • Naked Foods Robina
  • Naked Foods Toowong
  • Naked Foods Tramsheds
  • Naked Foods Warringah Mall
  • Naked Foods West End
  • Naked Foods Woden

Some Best Practices For Recycling

In order to recycle this waste stream properly, please make sure all excess product has been removed (i.e. leftover toothpaste or floss). Additionally, if you choose to rinse your product, please note that it must be completely dry prior to dropping off.

What Happens To The Waste?

Once collected, the tubes and brushes are separated by composition, shredded and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products. Click here to learn more about the recycling process. 

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