Support The Resilient Activist while you benefit the planet.

Bring your natural care products and shaving products waste to The Resilient Activist’s events in the Kansas City area and we will ship them to TerraCycle.

Drop-Off Sites Until October 31, 2019

  • Dental office of Ellen Sheridan DDS 104 Archibald St KCMO 64111 816-531-0382


  • Johnson County Community College 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park KS 66210

Campus Map

  • OCB – CoLab
  • RC – 2nd floor right of elevator
  • SCI 201 – 2nd floor outside Dental Hygiene clinic
  • Gym – 1st floor lobby


The Resilient Activist will receive a financial contribution from TerraCycle based on the weight of the materials we send to them.

Waste is recycled, reused, or upcycled into various products. TerraCycle will never landfill or incinerate your waste.

Contact Recycle@TheResilientAcitivst.org if you have questions and watch for public drop-off sites to be listed as they become available.

Tom’s of Maine

Natural Care Products

Program accepted waste:

Any brand of:

  • mouthwash bottles and caps
  • toothbrushes
  • deodorant containers and caps
  • soap packaging
  • floss containers
  • toothpaste tubes and caps

This program does NOT accept:

  • electric toothbrushes or toothbrush heads
  • flossers

Best practices for recycling

In order to recycle this waste stream properly, please make sure all excess product has been removed (i.e. leftover toothpaste or extra floss). Additionally, if you choose to rinse your product, please note that it must be completely dry prior to shipping. You cannot ship dripping packages.

What happens to the waste?

Once collected, the hygiene products are separated by composition. The separated items are then cleaned, shredded, and made into new recycled products. Click here to learn more about the recycling process.

Gillette & Venus

Razor Recycling Program

Program accepted waste:

Any brand of:

  • blades and razors (systems and disposable units, and replaceable-blade cartridge units)
  • rigid plastic packaging
  • flexible plastic bag packaging.

This program does NOT accept:

  • electric razors

Best practices for recycling

If you choose to rinse your product, please note that it must be completely dry prior to shipping. You cannot ship dripping packages.

What happens to the waste?

Once collected, the waste is broken down and separated by material. Plastics are cleaned and pelletized to be recycled into new products, such as picnic tables and park benches. Metal materials are sent for smelting and conversion to new alloys. Click here to learn more about TerraCycle’s recycling process.

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