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Packing Peanuts Recycling

Let Pak Mail help you recycle your packing supplies

It's Easy to Be Green

Pak Mail is committed to protecting the environment. We provide consumers with convenient locations to recycle packing peanuts/loose fill or pallets.

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the popularity and necessity of recycling everyday materials has grown dramatically in 20 years. Americans recycle 32.5 percent of their waste –almost double what it was 15 years ago.

All Pak Mail locations are part of the Peanut Hotline, a recycle and reuse program started by the Plastic Loose Fill Council. Pak Mail provides consumers with a place to take packing peanuts for reuse. Our more than 500 locations across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Japan now offer consumers a way to dispose of plastic loose fill that is environmentally friendly--saving energy, reducing waste, and conserving natural resources.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How can I dispose of wooden shipping pallets?
    1. Wooden shipping pallets can often be recycled or repurposed. Contact local recycling centers or pallet recycling companies for more information.
  2. Are packing peanuts reusable?
    1. Yes, packing peanuts can be reusable! Reusing packing peanuts is a great way to reduce waste and extend the life of these shipping materials.
  3. What types of shipping supplies can I recycle at Pak Mail?
    1. Recyclable options vary by location. Contact your local Pak Mail to find out what items they accept.

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