Recyclops Earth Week Round-Up

Recyclops is proud to celebrate Earth week and all the impact recycling creates. Learn more about how we are celebrating Earth week here.


Recyclops Earth Week Round Up

At Recyclops, everyday is Earth Day. We are so excited and proud to be working in an industry that helps better our communities and the people that live in them. Since 2019, Recyclops has recycled approximately 5,000,000 lbs of recyclable material, that’s equivalent to the weight of over 45 Blue Whales! 

blue whale stat - earth day

With that in mind, the Recyclops team decided to do something extra special this year to celebrate. From April 19th to April 24th, Recyclops increased its commitment to the environment for Earth Day in a number of ways, including a beach to bay clean up which collected over 200 lbs of recyclables from entering our oceans.

One of the other ways Recyclops will be giving back for Earth Day is through giveaways with brands which share our sustainability focus.

Earth Day Giveaways

From Monday, April 19th to Friday, April 24th Recyclops offered five different giveaways for the entire week of Earth Day.

Check out our five days of giveaways below:

1) Monday, April 19th – Little Seed Farm
Little seed farm giveaway image

Kicking off our Earth Day giveaways is Little Seed Farm. Little Seed Farm provides humanely and sustainably produced soaps and skincare products. Little Seed Farm encourages other small businesses to embrace land stewardship and sustainable production.

For this giveaway, Recyclops is giving away two sets of Little Seed Farm’s healing and moisturizing Farmstead Milk Soaps, which are made by hand using goat’s milk, organic coconut oil, and essential oils.

Learn more about Little Seed Farm here.

2) Tuesday, April 20th – Stasher
stasher bag giveaway image

Stasher is a great example of a business focused on sustainability and creating a positive impact. Stasher has sold millions of products preventing over 1 billion single-use plastics from entering the oceans and landfill.

For this giveaway, Recyclops is giving away two Stasher Aqua Starter Kit Bundles, a waste-free solution for multi-use plastic containers in your home.

Learn more about Stasher here.

3) Wednesday, April 21st – Pela Case
Pela case giveaway image

Pela works to create a waste-free future by developing products that are made from environmentally sensitive materials. Pela strives to educate and inspire the global community of people who are committed to making a positive impact on our planet.

For this giveaway, Recyclops is giving away two Green Eco-Friendly Iphone Cases. These phone wallets can carry two cards while protecting your phone from drops up to six feet.

Learn more about Pela Case here.

4) Thursday, April 22nd – Shwood
shwood sunglasses giveaway image

Shwood has pioneered over 15 new materials in the eyewear industry and embraces the individuality and uniqueness that can only be found in natural surroundings.

For this giveaway, Recyclops is giving away one pair of Canby Wood Sunglasses. The classic styling and refined aesthetics of the Canby lay the groundwork for an entire wooden eyewear revolution.

Learn more about Shwood here.

5) Friday, April 23rd – Cotopaxi
Cotopaxi give away image

As a certified B Corporation, Cotopaxi puts 1% of its revenue toward addressing poverty and supporting community development while also creating products that positively impact the environment around us.

For this giveaway, Recyclops is giving away two Batac 24 Del Did Backpacks. These packs use fabric leftover from other companies’ larger production runs. These bags keep fabric out of the landfill and put it into the hands of thoughtful adventurers.

Learn more about Cotopaxi here.

Recyclops is so grateful to be able to thank our supporters and customers through these giveaways. To stay up to date on future giveaways with Recyclops, check out our Facebook and Instagram pages.

Surfrider Miami Beach To Bay Cleanup

To close out the Earth Day celebration, Recyclops has partnered with Surfrider Miami to take part in a cleanup event located in Miami, Florida.

Surfrider foundation - Miami logo
In the Bay to Beach Cleanup, volunteers split into teams to pick up litter and waste along the coast of Miami Beach from the Bay to Beach. Each team also had a dedicated Recyclops team member who looked out for recyclable material. They will separate this material into Recyclops Bags for recycling.

At the end of the clean up, the bags were weighed for a total of over 200 lbs of recyclables collected from the beach. To help reward those who volunteered at the event, Recyclops awarded a $20 gift card toward a local Miami business.

Recycling stat - Earth Day

Our team is grateful that we can keep creating an impact in our communities and for the people which live in them. Since 2019, Recyclops has recycled approximately 5,000,000 lbs of recyclable material, that’s equivalent to the weight of over 45 Blue Whales!

Learn more about Recyclops and how we continue to create a positive impact for our planet click here.

Start Recycling with Recyclops.

Our team at Recyclops makes it easy to recycle today straight from the convenience of your home. With our service, you know that your recyclables are going to a designated recycling facility and not a landfill. Learn more about where your recycling goes here

Depending on your location, recycling is as easy as putting all your materials in one or more bags (depending on how many you have) and putting them right on your doorstep or curbside. Your local Recyclops driver will be there to pick up your materials and ensure they arrive at the destination. And don’t worry about making space for another bin, Recyclops bags or carts come with all our services and pickups come at your convenience. 

We want to make recycling easy and simple, and that starts with recycling on your schedule. 

Check Out Our Other Posts.  

Recyclops Achieves B Corp Certification

Recyclops Achieves B Corp Certification Recyclops is proud to join some of the best brands in the world by achieving B Corp CertificationRecyclops Achieves B-Corp Certification: A Milestone in Sustainability Leadership 🌍 🌱We are thrilled to announce that Recyclops,...

Wasatch Food Waste Program

We're excited to announce we are launching a new food waste recycling program exclusively offered to our Wasatch County customers! Did you know that there is more organic waste in landfills than any other item? Food waste makes up over 1/3 of landfill material and...

Back to College Sustainable Lifestyle

Whether you or your children are incoming first-year students or returning to campus this fall, pursuing a greener move-in experience is possible if you consider: Coordinating needs with future roommates/suitemates and only bringing what you need. It may be possible...

Back to School Sustainable Fashion

Sustainable fashion has been an ongoing trend and introduced environmental practices to businesses as early as the 1980s. As our kids gear up to return to the classrooms, this is also the time to focus on fashion, uniforms and styles that work to assist our...

Sustainable School Supplies

Back to School Did you know that an American school uses about 250,000 pieces of paper on average a year?Think about the number of schools in the US. We’re talking about billions of sheets of paper. And that’s only paper, without taking into account the plastics. So,...

Harmful Effects of Plastic

It's our final week of Plastic Education month. We've discussed ways to recycle plastic and how it's recycled... but we also want to note the harmful effects of plastic on our environment. It's so important to recycle and keep it out of our landfills as much as...

How plastics are recycled

We are highlighting Plastic Education this month. In our ongoing series, this week we are focusing on, “How Plastics are Recycled.”  There are different types of recycling: traditional vs. advanced.  Did you know the US is the world’s largest plastic creator and...

Plastics Education

There is plastic all around us. From soda bottles, grocery bags, to your ID card, even in your clothes! We use plastic every day even when we don’t know it. Many of these plastics come from materials like petrochemicals. The amount of plastic around us can have...

Recycling aluminum cans

Are You Recycling Your Metal Cans the Right Way? Here's What to Do: All cans are recyclable, but make sure you're doing it correctly. Here are the do's and don'ts. One small thing you can do to help the planet is to start keeping track of how many cans you go through...

Chesapeake Launch

Recyclops has just launched in Chesapeake, VA!   If you live in the Chesapeake, Virginia area, you can now sign up for Recyclops services! You may be asking yourself, “What is Recyclops”? Recyclops is an at home pick up recycling service. We collect items such as...

Recyclops continues to expand its service offerings throughout the United States. Check out our locations as well as frequently asked questions for further information. 

Like what you see? Check out more posts on the Recyclops Blog

Share Your Story! 

Check out our Facebook or Instagram and tell us why Recycling is important to you and your community! 

If you have ANY questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Your location

Interested in your finding out about your Recyclops in your location? 

Request Recyclops in new location

Does Recyclops not operate in your location yet? Request for us to launch where you are! 

Need help with something else?

Check out our help desk where you can get answers to your questions!