Unfortunately, disposable razors that are a mix of plastic, metal & rubber can’t be recycled, but you can recycle individual blades made entirely of metal – like the kind you’d use in a double edge razor. The simplest way to recycle razor blades is to store them in a blade disposal tin.
How do you dispose of disposable razors?
Whether the razorblade is the type used in a shaving razor, safety razor, hobby knife or utility knife, blades must be stored and disposed of with care. Wrap in tape, paper or place in a sharps container and dispose of in the garbage or at a sharps collection location.
How do you recycle razor blades?
By collecting your double-edge razor blades in a metal blade safe, you’ll be able to dispose and recycle it in the metal bin at most local recycling centers. We recommend securely sealing the blade safe or metal container of your choosing shut using some tape before recycling.
Can you recycle Gillette disposable razors?
Gillette has partnered with TerraCycle to keep used blades and razors from ending up in landfills. It’s the World’s First National Razor Recycling program, and with your help, we can reduce the amount of shaving waste being dumped – no matter your razor brand!
How do you dispose of disposable razors UK?
The blade is attached to the razor handle and can’t be removed so the whole thing has to go into the bin. When throwing away a disposable razor, wrap the blade end in newspaper or paper, secure with a piece of tape and then throw into the normal bin. This prevents the blades from doing any harm.
Can you recycle disposable razors UK?
Gillette and Venus have partnered with international recycling leader TerraCycle to create the UK’s first national razor recycling scheme. As market leaders dedicated to improving sustainability within our category, the recycling programme accepts blades, razors and disposable razors from any brand in the UK.
How do you dispose of Gillette razor blades?
Instead of throwing razors away, collect them at home or request a public bin for your gym, office, or college. Print a shipping label* and send razors collected to TerraCycle for recycling or drop off at the closest public bin.
How do I dispose of Gillette razors UK?
HOW DOES RAZOR BLADE RECYCLING WORK?
- COLLECT. Instead of throwing razors away, collect them at home.
- ORDER ENVELOPE. Send us your details by clicking ‘start recycling’ below.
- SEND. We will send you a free post envelope in 3 weeks to put your blades in and send by Royal Mail. It’s completely free!