Dispose of Toiletries Right

Do not place toiletries in curbside recycling.


TerraCycle┬« has partnered with Gillette┬« and Venus to offer the Gillette┬« Razor Recycling Program, a free recycling program for all brands of blades, razors and razor plastic packaging. Do not place blades, razors and razor plastic packaging in curbside recycling. 

Crest+Oral B offers a free recycling program for any brand of oral care products including toothbrushes, brush heads, toothpaste tubes, mouthwash containers, floss containers, floss string, and floss picks. See details about the Recycle On Us mailback program.


Consider donating still usable products to a family member, friend, neighbor, organization or materials exchange freecycle event that may be able to use the unwanted toiletries. 


New, unopened, unwanted toiletries can be donated to shelters and community service organizations that will distribute them to people in need. MedWish International in Cleveland has a wishlist of items needed for distribution to those who request humnitarian aid. For a list of other options, see below.



Looking to recycle, donate or dispose of other items? Use the dark blue 'What Do I Do With?' search bar at the top of every page of this website. Allow location services or use the city drop-down to find opportunities in your local area. 

Access, Inc.

Alternaterm Pregnancy Services

Another Chance of Ohio

Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland

Catholic Charities, Bishop William M. Cosgrove Center

Catholic Charities, Fatima Family Center

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