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Pets Trash Talking with Wellness and TerraCycle

What’s more fun – you humanz talkin’ trash or us pets trash talkin’? Have you ever given thought to maybe you humanz aren’t the only ones trying to go green these days? Do you know how many dog food bags end up in the trash?! Well, us pets want to do our part in helpin’ save pur planet too! We just need a bit of help from you humanz to do it. So, I gotta tell ya, my Lady has found a fun and cool way to turn our dog food bags into all sorts of cool new things. Yep! You heard me right! Crazy ain’t it?! But, it’s true. Instead of throwin’ our Wellness® dog food bags in the trash, check out us pets trash talking with Wellness and TerraCycle and earn some cool new things by recycling FREE! Go figure! I’m still tryin’ to wrap my head around it too. But, my Lady has it all figured out. So, I will let her do the s’plainin’ on it to ya!

Pets Trash Talking with Wellness and TerraCycle

Here’s what my Lady says about us Pets Trash Talking with Wellness and TerraCycle and their Free Recycling Program!

These days, we are all trying to be “green” and it is no different for our pets! We owe a special thanks to Wellness Natural Pet Food! Why? Well, because they are the first pet food brand to partner with recycling leader TerraCycle! It is a super great program where you can upcycle your pet’s food packaging into something new and useable, from collars to totes! Seriously! Empty pet food packaging can be turned into cool new items! It takes recycling to a whole new level! Now your pets can go green too!

To participate, pet parents can send their used Complete Health, TruFood, or CORE packaging to TerraCycle to have it shredded and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products! I will show you how it works, but first let me introduce you to Wellness and TerraCycle and what they are about!

About Wellness:

Wellness is a natural line of dog and cat food made with high-quality proteins, fruits and vegetables to give pets the nutrients they need to stay happy and healthy. Specifically, new Wellness® Complete Health™ Grain-Free recipes give dogs thoughtfully balanced nutrition, without grains and fillers, in three delicious flavors, helping support pets’ wellbeing from the inside out. No grains means there are more protein-rich ingredients dogs love and need for an active lifestyle, enriched with whole fruits, vegetables and botanicals to create a satisfying and easily-digested meal that supports health from head to tail.

Not familiar with Wellness Dog Food?

If you aren’t familiar with Wellness Dog Food, you can read what Miss Molly and the pack are saying about Wellness Complete Health Grain-Free Dog Food in their post here!

About TerraCycle and Wellness:

In terms of the TerraCycle partnership, Wellness Natural Pet Food is the first pet food brand to partner with the recycling leader. TerraCycle® and Wellness® Natural Pet Food have partnered to create a free recycling program for TruFood® flexible plastic pet food packaging, as well as a fundraising opportunity for participants. Wellness Complete Health and CORE packaging will soon be a part of the program as well. Once all the food in the bag is gone, pet parents can clean and dry the packaging, send it into TerraCycle using free shipping labels they download online. Once collected, the pet food packaging is shredded and melted into hard plastic that can be remolded to make new recycled products. Additionally, TerraCycle points can be redeemed for a variety of charitable gifts, product bundles, or a payment of $0.01 per point to the non-profit organization or school of your choice.

Now that you have met the players in this pawsome movement, let me show you how it works. And, keep in mind – it is completely free!

How does the Wellness and TerraCycle recycling program work?

Participating is is super easy and it is completely free! How much easier can you get?

Wellness-TerraCycle how it works

What is acceptable to recycle in this program?

To participate in the recycle program, these are the accepted waste products: Wellness® Complete Health®, Wellness® CORE®, and Wellness® TruFood® flexible plastic pet food packaging.

Collecting TerraCycle Points

Once you start recycling the acceptable products, the TerraCycle points can be redeemed for a variety of charitable gifts, or product bundles. You can even choose a payment of $0.01 per point to the non-profit organization or school of your choice! What a way to pay-it-forward!

Check out these steps – easey peasey!

Wellness-TerraCycle how it works

Here are a few of the fun recycled products you can choose!

Wellness and TerraCycle redeem pointsSpiral Jotters

We love the collar and leash and so I think we are going to save up our points for them! It’s funny how the colors of the Wellness dog food bags will match Ozzy’s shiny black coat perfectly! Or, then again, we may have them pay it forward and help out our local animal shelter with our redemption.

Are you trying to go green? Do you love to recycle? If so, be sure and check out the TerraCycle website to learn how  you can earn points to redeem or pay it forward with. I hope to see you give it a try!

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